Posts Tagged ‘travel’

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“So how was Israel?”

July 12, 2012

The most frequently asked question!

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Retroactive Post from 35,000 Feet

August 31, 2011

I am writing this as we pass over the Atlantic Ocean, at an elevation of 35000 feet, 596 miles per hour, and with just over 3000 miles to go until Tel Aviv.

It has been my goal during the last academic year and definitely this summer to cultivate my patience. And boy, did it come in handy today. If you’ve traveled internationally, you can imagine what I’m about to explain.

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Departure Day

August 29, 2011

It took me a week. I finally finished packing last night. It seems that I always leave packing until the last minute because I don’t really like the feeling of having nothing to do. I seem to find it more satisfying to stay up, pack, and get less sleep than I should.

I was allowed two 50-pound suitcases and ONE carry-on. I after I packed the bags, the first weighed about 40 pounds and the second weighed 60. After some negotiation and compromise, it worked out just fine. Who knew that pants and dance belts were so heavy?

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