By: Danya Weiner
My husband and I spent our wedding anniversary this past weekend in Nazareth. We heard it’s like going abroad, without the passports.
We stayed at The Fauzi Azar Inn, a 200-year-old Arab mansion turned guest house. The inn is located in the heart of the Souq (Market) Quarter of the Old City and is walking distance from The Basilica of the Annunciation, the White Mosque and St. Gabriel’s Church. The inn has become a haven for backpackers and off-the beaten track travellers who now fill the city.
Oded (my husband) and I rediscovered the backpackers we were ten years ago, even if it was just for two days. We met people from all over the world; Germany, Unite States, Holland, Brazil and Israel. We got lost even with a map in hand (and an iphone with gps in the other). We spoke English, went to an intimate concert of an East Jerusalem singer, singing grunge music for a crowd of 15, and we went on a tour of the old city with an American guide.
Obviously food is an...
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