Why bullets, stones and water drops?
Bullets because, unfortunately, a lot of them are flying in Palestine and the Gaza Strip. They symbolize aggression, occupation, death, injuries, mourning. Stones because it is a form of resistance, retaliation and civic unrest. Why water drops? Wait until we reach Hebron…
Until then, please click on the first picture for the story to be unfolded.
On Thursday, March 29 we left the safety and comfort of the Muhammad family and traveled by taxi (cheap) to Qalqilia and then a minivan (shared bus) to Ramallah
The bus station in Qalqilia
Selling everything and anything near the bus station if Qalqilia
Arrival to Ramallah: things to see
Many young people are unemployed and they are just hanging out on the streets of Ramallah
Street in Ramallah, Palestine
We arrived to our host, Omar, and went out a bit in the evening…
On Friday, March 30, Land Day (an annual day of commemoration for Arab citizens of Israel and Palestinians of the events of that date in 1976 in Israel) we went to the Yasser Arafat museum in Ramallah. Seeing what they went through: what a tragic faith for the Palestinians!
A Western lady in the Yasser Arafat Museum
The room in the Mukataa (is an Arabic word for headquarters or administrative center) where meetings were held during the several months siege…
They feel good in the streets of Ramallah
Also, during the day
Not enough place for the field, no problem, there’s some in front of the greek catholic church
In the evening we went to the separation wall near Ramallah
It was very close to a refugee camp and our hosts told us that being close to Kalandia didn’t made them feel secure…