Tag Archives: Ramallah

Day 4: Gail’s Diary

We arrived in the Occupied Palestinian city of Ramallah unfortunately minus one of our beloved group, WCA (Women of a Certain Age). Several of us were held and interrogated at the Ben Gurion airport on arrival and released after several … Continue reading

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Day 4: Doreen's Diary

Today was the opening day of Freedom Summer 2004. We had planned at last night’s meeting to leave the hotel by 9:30 to go into central Ramallah to find an internet café, to buy phones, and to pick up a … Continue reading

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Day 2: Anni's Diary

Before going to training in Ramallah, we ventured out to roam the Christian and Arab quarters a bit, the bazaar area where there are no obvious tourists. Shopkeepers who have always hawked their wares now plead with the tourist, using … Continue reading

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Day 2: Doreen's Diary

We set our alarms for 4:45 a.m., showered, dressed and went downstairs, a bit unhappy to leave the luxurious large bath towels, the heated bathroom floor and mirror, and the fabulous beds and coverlets. Stacey went to check us out … Continue reading

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