Monthly Archives: March 2013

Saudi Arabian custody

I last tried to update this blog yesterday while in Saudi Arabian police custody at the border between Saudi Arabia and Jordan, near the town of Al Hadithah. They were trying to send me back to Jordan and I was

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Life in Egypt

I have been remembering the OccupyLSX camp in London and that made me want to share what I am seeing here, as a man of peace, from the heart of Egypt, which is different from what I have seen on

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Spring, and hopes

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome the arrival of Spring across many nations and send good wishes from here in the Middle East to all the people who are celebrating this festive season of Nawroz, or the

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At Rafah Crossing

On March 18 I went straight to the manager of the main terminal for transport between Al Arish and Rafah and explained to him what I am doing, and that locals had told me it’s not a good idea to

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Across Egypt

After a day’s walk from the port and a welcome lift from a nice car driver, I arrived in a village near Port Said, on the main road towards Al Arish. I went to a coffee shop and told them

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Journey to Egypt, Part II

Turkey to Egypt… On 13.03.13 the day of departure came and I managed to get onboard the ship “Aqua Herculous” under a British flag. As I entered the ship I met the manager of the ship, Mr Murat Gulfidan http://www.almakrani.com.tr

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Journey to Egypt, Part I

From Cyprus into Turkey… After I got onto land in Tasucu, the little Turkish town which I had left two weeks before, I met some Syrians and they helped me to get to the city of Mersin. There I began

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