Israel Travel Stories, Page 5

Tel Aviv Girls on Beach



The normal Tel Aviv Beach with a lifeguard that talks too much.



Israeli Future!



The Israel look



The look.



Hmmm...



Hello



Ok, these girls were talking my ear off and very nice, however not quite the age I am searching for, I am dieting and having a good time on the beach losing some weight, hopefully I will be size 32 in both waist and age when I get down to fighting weight.

No spell checker the blocker stopped it and the language is not English.


How Much to Pay for Plane Ticket

How Much to Pay for Plane Ticket

DISTANCE FLYING BY AIRPLANE - How much does it cost?

I am making progress finally; hard to believe when I talk to myself how much I really do not know about travel. It is just too big of subject, it would be so much easier if I could just concentrate on one issue, however the site needs contents on all the links and this is an important question.

I want to know a rough guess of how much I should pay for a plane ticket, this is not an easy question and I do not like to talk with people about this because the whole world is an expert and really they know nothing, plus all the web sites and information is so complicated on how to learn about this subject that I know my family and friends are clueless, so just pay a lot.

Take 7 cents times the number of miles; you need to pay this amount and no more than twice that amount.

NEEDED to calculate the mileage around the planet, I hope it works; I do not have a connection to test.

http://www.indo.com/distance/

CALCULATIONS OR CONCEPTS I HAVE USED
What I know:
- 750 USA Dollars will pay for me to go one-way anywhere on the planet if I am a smart buyer.
- Distance around the planet is 24,901 Miles or 40,075 Kilometers
- The farthest I fly is maybe at max 12,000 miles or 20,000 Kilometers to the farthest distance from any present point on the planet.

750/12,000 or 40,000 EQUAL
.0625 Cents per mile to travel this distance.
.0375 Cents per kilometer traveled.

ONE-Degree Longitude at Equator
111.32 km (69.17 mi)
24901.20 Miles around the earth.
40,075 Kilometers

I put all this type of information on this page; it is where I collect all my airplane type links.
http://www.hobotraveler.com/aroundtheworldairfare.shtml

Bottom line, and maybe a “Précia” idea, is this

You figure the miles,
Multiply times 7 Cents, try to get that price and never more than double that price, remember round-trip and one-way are need to be separated, contrary to any crap you hear, you do NOT need to buy a two-way ticket, however someplace it can become very difficult. I go to the internet for sure when everyone is saying the roundtrip crap.


World Wide Satellite Internet Access

World Wide Satellite Internet Access

A reader by the name of James wrote to me on my desires for satellite or needing worldwide internet access.

HE WROTE:
One way to get cheap internet access might be to get a GSM mobile telephone that provides for free incoming calls. Then use a US-based callback service that you trigger by calling and hanging-up and the computer calls you back with a US dial-tone. Then connect to a US-based internet service provider. Would be slow, though.

I new have to break this down to the research jobs, funny part about many great concepts is the idea can flow quickly; finding all specific parts to this puzzle can be extremely difficult.

Research Jobs:

1. GSM Mobile Telephone.
What is a GSM? On the other hand, is this a typing error, did he mean GPS, which means Global Positioning Satellite; I think it means Global Satellite M… I am missing the M.

1A: How much does this cost?

1B: What are the names of a maybe five companies that provide this service?

1C: How can I pay them monthly if that is the contract, or can I pay them one year payment, as I am a traveler, monthly payments by check are not easy, if they are the exact amount then they can be easy by my USA bank, however for a fluctuating amount this become difficult to send accurately and on time, the bank wants 10 days to deliver a check.


“Then use a US-based callback service that you trigger by calling and hanging-up and the computer calls you back with a US dial-tone.”

2A: What is the name of some USA callback services that would do this, I am not sure how this would work, maybe in other countries this would work better, and callback is more of a Europe type function.

2B: Do I make this call with the same telephone? This is frustrating, if I had and internet connection now as I am typing, I could go and discover what the term GSM means and follow forward on this learning. This is the problem, I want to learn, however I am constantly blocked by not having the same internet access as many other persons that stay stationary in one country.

Slow… hehehe
The world complains about slow, I would just like to have a connection. Companies have consistently annoyed me for years that say they provided worldwide internet connections. This is such a lie in so many ways, yes if you have a landline, yes if you have a person or business that will let you make long distance call on their landlines; essentially this is for only those who live in the Hiltons, and for everyone else impossible.

Note, I have gone into the Hilton call or office centers in Beijing, China, and I went into the Business Center in the Sheraton in Baghdad, Iraq, these are great options in some ways, however wherever there is a Hilton or Sheraton there are normally internet cafes and telephone near at one-tenth the price.

These are all the pain in the butt questions I need answered just to proceed, this is contingent upon me having internet access to answer these questions, and will take approximately in my estimations to answer these questions as the type of world traveler I am about two months, plus I will have to stay extremely organized. I only have an actual connection with my computer about 3 days in a month.

Being a Hobo is difficult for the internet access, however it is getting easier and more difficult all the time, the biggest problem now is everyone assumes you have a 24-hour connection and a cell phone in your hand. I have neither and this makes my life different, the failure for people to be able to empathize with this situation means they say things to me or email me all the time.

“Give me a call.”

Or as in this very well intended idea, I am at best two-months away from the answers.

This is the Hobo answers of my page, this is the goal in so many ways, I am happy and sad, and probably jealous that the Wiki system is working so well. I have had completely interactive pages where a person can post answers on the bottom for the last 5 years of my page, however I post many, many question and I have not created a community of people whereby people answer the questions.

I am going to instigate the Wiki system and sort of move away or compile my system with their system so we can have a traveler system whereby I could post this question on a page and by the time 24 hours of world time has past a person could have the answers in an ORGANIZED manner. I am sure that many forums have the answers strewn around inside their forum.


Tel Aviv Photos

Tel Aviv Photos



Islamic Mosque in Tel Aviv, go figure.



There is place called Jaffo that has this, and a museum.



Women with guns! That is the Dude, not me Andy.



Some art along the beach and a Mosque and the city of Tel Aviv in the back.


Center of Backpackers Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv Israel Center of Backpacker Universe

http://www.hobotraveler.com/ce_centerofbackpackeruniverseisrael.php



Allenby is the street and a great beach in front, dorms for about 10 U.S. and if you are lucky single start at 20-30 Dollars, not a cheapie country.



This is ground zero for Backpackers.


Tel Aviv Beach City

Tel Aviv Beach City

I am sitting on what may be the center of the Backpacker Universe for Tel Aviv, Israel.
http://www.hobotraveler.com/ce_centerofbackpackeruniverseisrael.php

This is wonderful, I am sitting or staying, or living about 100 meters from the center of the Tel Aviv, Israel beach, I can just wander out the door and go straight to the beach and see the beautiful Middle East variety of women on the beach, this sort of Arab, mixed with Eastern Europe, Russia and Morocco or many mixes of blood lines as a potpourri of looks mixed up that forms the Country State of Israel.

Probably one of the most exotic mix or races on the planet, a real melting pot of funky looks, however beautiful in a round nose, quick eyes, round sort of way. I would say the Israeli people are prone to being fat, same as the USA, England or Germany, so there is this prior to fat look, you know just on the edge where there is fleshy look, soft and round, however not fat, a great bikini look.

I am not sure of anything in Israel and anyone that says they understand the Middle East or the Israel - Palestine situation is definitely on my suspect list of person that probably do not understand anything about Middle East Politics. This is one of them place where the levels of culture is not peeled off like an onion where you people off one level then proceed to see the next level of culture, then you peal off the next and see the next underlying culture

In Israel you will probably need to peal off there varieties of onions at the same time, maybe the “Eastern Europe Onion”, then for sure the “Russian Onion,” then off course the “Yemen - Middle East Onion”, then of course there is also the “Morocco Onion,” not to forget the USA-Miami-New York-Los Angeles Onion” culture that is pealed to form this place.

Oh yea, there also the German (Albert Einstein), Holocaust beat up by World War II, intellectual, beat up and persecuted for being too smart Onion culture.

I give up; I could to on forever listing the type of culture mixed in this pot of cultures. The USA is the same however the melting pot has been on the burners for about 225 years while Israel has only been using the crock pot or steamers to met this together for about 50 plus, plus they are still actively promoting the immigration or is it emigration of Jewish people to Israel, so they are adding more and more ingredients to the melting pot weekly and yearly.

The USA is only melting in Mexicans and stragglers like the India people, not mass migration into the USA is really happening except for the Latinos and they are somewhat refusing to melt into the culture, being real resistant to being melted or becoming an USA American. Not that they have a clue what they are doing in the USA.

Culture is a wonderful voyeur experience and great way to make people angry. I love to see different culture and sometime provoke them into a little introspection.

I sometime have asked my mother why she cooks “Potato Soup,” she has no idea why, because her mother did, and her grandmother did, and on and on, so is just a family thing, however to me this is one of them little clues to the possible cultural history of my family. Being that my family has no clue where we came from or at least we are not capable of saying a specific country. I am positive that my bloodline has at least 10 different European countries pushed into my blood. I am a true American, the pride and glory of the country and unfortunately represent the most hated person on the planet, the all American Kid with blue eyes, blond hair, Six foot tall, playing basketball, college, sisters that were cheerleaders and Homecoming queens. The semi-rulers of the planet… hehehe

What a fun way to annoy the world.

Never tell the truth, it is the most hated noise you can hear.

I am not part of the ruling class, there is no ruling class on the planet, however for sure most of the world or about 85 percent of the world outside the USA think about class system all the time, trying to define or hate the ruling class. The Americans are soft target, because nobody internalizes this upper class, ruling class concept well, so we do not accept our position of nobility with any sort of nobility, we do not understand the peasants, we think we are peasant.

What a mess for the USA person when they go out into the planet, I am grateful to have pealed off a couple layers of my culture of understandings.

I am getting tired of typing, the heat is high here and my friend “The Dude” has succeeded in creating a home with zero cross flow ventilation, actual stagnant air in a place where a little breeze is needed. I put a fan in the window blowing the hot air out, thus sucking the cook air in from the other rooms of the home and this concept went over the heads. Oh well I am a big transom window, heat rises, natural cooling of home person and the MTV generation is only air-conditioned they have lost the physics of home building in the colonial times. The must either revert to the hut life hot and sticky world or go for the air-conditioned planet. No logic or thought involved in homes.

I always wanted to build the perfect home, taking into consideration the ways of the wind, where the sun is setting all the aspects of the planet and then orientate the home so I could enjoy.

For example if you had your home facing the West on the coast of Tel Aviv or the Mediterranean Sea you could sit on your front porch and watch the sun go down on the Sea every night. Note I am not in that home; I am in one of them concrete flats with a steel gate and bars on the window, looking out the window at a wall across the divide. I must leave the place to enter beach life, when not on the beach life part of Tel Aviv I return to a sort of concrete jungle, not so wealthy, great place to stay free “Flat.”

I have discovered I can get a dorm room for about 10 dollars and a private room for 20 dollars a night; I did have to look at five Hostels to find one that was good. This is sort of high season and Israeli people are by nature not willing to answer questions about the price of rooms and service easily, you need to prod them to be nice, then they do good. Unlike most of the German - Euro cultures that have trouble being prodded into being nice, just plain bad spirited, hard to find the love in the core. Israeli people are players, they love to nag, complain, push in a shove in a “Sinefeld” sort of way, if you do not know, and the show “Sinefeld” is just one big play on the Jewish-Israeli-New York culture that controls most of the media of the USA…. Hehehe “The Fourth Estate.”

WIKI MODEL
I am thinking a lot about the Wiki model, it would be possible to take all of my ranting and ravings, with many illusions, inside jokes, and references to other things that are too long and difficult to explain and have a person make it into a link so a person could follow or learn about what does…
“The Fourth Estate” mean?

Oh, well, I am going to India soon to find I hope two more too smart techies from India that I can take from a life of just enough money to a life of too much money.

“The Dude,” just walks in, and tells me about the world, I must go, bye.


Route 66 in Frankfurt Hostel

Route 66
A photo of a photo of Route 66, a big poster in the Hostel in Frankfurt, Germany.



Everyone in the world has a dream of travel; the Europeans often have the dream of going down Route 66 in the USA.


Haifa Israel

I am totally confused and did not post some information I typed while I was in Frankfurt, I am now visiting and doing a lot with "The Dude."

I do not like to be called Dude and my friend calls me Dude all the time, and he wants to be anonymous, I am not sure why, however, oh well... his name is now
"The Dude."

Me and The Dude went to Haifa and strangely took photos of South African Soldier Graves that are buried there, in sort of Commonwealth cemeteries. The Dude is doing some favor for Friends. There is some funky religion there and I passed on going and visiting another religion. I am sure the Jewish, Christian and Islamic is plenty for my levels of tolerance of annoying things in life. I really am tire of Religious type tourist attraction, there are too many in the world. However I am going to Concentrate on Jesus Christ and his travels in this area, and how he influenced my world and the rest.

For Mom here is a map of Israel, the beach in Tel Aviv is really good so I am at home with a good book, getting my beach boy look back in form.

The Dude is giving me a day off tomorrow for following him around so I will post some photos and have some internet freedom. I think he is making sure I have a lot to do, and I am over my 2 hour allotment for tourism, more than 2 hours and I get bored.

I am living in Tel Aviv, Israel, however went to Haifa today, the country is about 6 hours long and 3 hours wide.