Lukashenko’s Shadow over Belarus

As the world worries about Corona, Belarus is facing the fallout of an unfair election amid protests and anger.

Accommodation Review – Victoria Na Zamkovoy, Minsk, Belarus

Getting to Minsk from Tel Aviv last year was an all-day travel sort of affair. So it wasn’t all fun and games, it involved a few hours in Istanbul’s new, but crowded and over heated airport, and it started in the wee hours of the morning too as the journey to Ben Gurion Airport from …

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A Long Journey from Israel to Minsk!

Well. Yesterday was another hard slog but here I am in the Belarusian capital of Minsk. Just a short stay if you really two days not including yesterday. But the journey began at around 220am yesterday in Jerusalem. Yes another stupidly early start! I was told my Nesher service taxi usually comes early - it …

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What I’m Looking Forward To on my Next Trip!

So it is approaching now. I’ve organised a couple of tours in Central Asia, flights are all booked, accommodation mostly booked, I’ve got my visa for Tajikistan, one of two countries I’ll need a visa for, so I guess things are motoring along well. Yet somehow I am feeling … not ready. Maybe it’s a …

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