An Easter trip to Palestine in 2004 inspired this East Coast couple to launch a
new website exploring travel and pilgrimage to this tortured land. Trip to
Palestine records their own personal experiences in vivid detail, complimented
by a novel photocumentary encompassing nearly a thousand photographs they shot
on the trip.
This narrative photo and diary site illustrates daily life in Palestine in
detail, including such widely varied subjects as travel to and within
life under occupation, a tour of Holy places, glimpses of the Apartheid wall,
well as accounts of Tel Aviv and Haifa.
Shot with a 3.2 Megapixel digital camera, the photo gallery makes each photo
available in 3 different sizes, and provides you with a wealth of photos for your free use.
Far from being a personal site, a contributors corner allows other travelers to
Palestine to share their own experience by posting stories and photos. Soon to
be added is a travel resource page listing all kinds of information a potential
traveler will find useful, from organized church and activist tours to travel
agents, hotels, and vital "now-how" information on getting around on the
Technically, TriptoPalestine uses the most advanced web-based slideshow to
Developed exclusively by and for the TriptoPalestine web development team, the
slideshow boasts the following unique features:
1) First slideshow to allow seamless switching between portrait and
2) First of its kind to allow seamless integration of serial
3) It is one of the few slideshows that maximizes the value of modern
photography, large computer screens, and broadband internet connections by
providing the option of a full-screen high-resolution slideshow.
With this modest beginning, TriptoPalestine hopes to become your ultimate
website for making your pilgrimage.