Monday, January 12, 2009

Bicycling Israel and the Palestinian Territories

The I Due Art 4 You Museum's invites you to attend a lecture by George Christensen- the museum's most famous traveler and one of the museum's favorite staff members, The discussion that will follow might lead to some sobering and insightful information on life and traveling that George has experience through his bicycling throughout the world. ..
So come on down and Let Freedom Ring!
Events and Affairs Department
The I Due Art 4 You Museum
Helene Smith-Romer
Bicycling Israel and the Palestinian Territories
A lecture and slide show by George Christensen of a month-long, solo, self-supported, wild-camping bicycle ride around the perimeter of Israel in February, 2008. Along the way he detoured into Egypt, swam in the four seas of Israel (the Med, the Dead, the Red and the Galilee), took a walk along the Via Dolorosa, joined Jerusalem's Critical Mass bike ride and had a few encounters with the Israeli Defense Force.
Monday, January 12 at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Belmont Branch Library of the Chicago Public Library System at 1659 W. Melrose Street. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lincoln Belmont Branch Library. Free