Tuesday, July 05, 2005

Caravan for Palestine



“Caravan For Palestine” is a project planned and organized in France: a caravan for international rights will leave Strasburg today, it will cross Europe and the Middle East till it reaches Jerusalem. The purpose of this caravan is to demand the respect and application of international right.
The caravan is constituted by more than 100 vehicles will leave Strasbourg (seat of the European Parliament) on July 4, 2005 and will reach Jerusalem on July 19.
75 persons (about 20 vehicles) are already registered for the journey, whose route passes through great cities like: Geneva, Bologna, Ancona, Patras, Athens, Thessalonica, Istanbul, Ankara, Damas and Amman…

Planned schedule
Day 1 : Strasbourg - Geneva (July 5)
Day 2 : Geneva - Milano (6)
Day 3 : Milano - Trieste (7)
Day 4 : Trieste - Lubliana - Zagreb (8)
Day 5 : Zagreb - Belgrad (9)
Day 6 : Belgrad - Sofia (10)
Day 7 : Sofia - Istanbul (11)
Day 8 : Istanbul (12)
Day 9 : Istanbul - Ankara (13)
Day 10 : Ankara - Cappadocia (14)
Day 11 : Cappadocia - Alep (15)
Day 12 : Alep - Damas (16)
Day 13 : Damas - Amman (17)
Day 14 : Amman (18)
Day 15 : Amman - Allenby bridge - Jerusalem (19)

Total = 3742 km
Then one week in Palestine

For more information you can visit the official website, which is available in French, English, German and other languages.

This is a very impressive project which shows that there are people who really care and who still believe in making a positive change in the world the peaceful way!
Way to go!