In May 2013 eight members of HAFSA travelled on a field trip to Palestine. We stayed 4 days in Sebastya staying at the new amazing guest house which is a restored ancient castle. Set in the rolling hills and olive groves it was a wonderfully peaceful after the bustle of Jerusalem.
Anybody interested in going next year spring 2014, please email Andree, at *protected email*
Jean Fitzpatrick went to Sabastiya to run English for Tourism courses. While tourism to the occupied territories is still difficult, it is definitely on the rise. Obtaining a good level of English helps local businesses to better cater to tourists and allows them to reach out to the world. Continue reading