Banksy in Bethlehem…

I’ve been a huge fan of the anonymous hero of street art ‘Banksy’ since watching the movie/documentary “Exit Through The Giftshop” and thus learning about his stencil paintings on the separation wall Israel built around the West Bank.
A few days ago, visiting Bethlehem for the second time already I finally found this legendary wall painting of him. However it would not have been possible without the help of Nadera, a Palestinian who saw my fiancee and me searching for the painting unsuccessfully. After asking and driving around in the middle of nowhere the three of us arrived in front of an autoshop where the picture below was taken. We can’t thank her enough for being so helpful and open-minded. She even took us to The Walled Off Hotel which is designed entirely by Banksy and will blow your mind!
It was an unforgettable day in a city which lets you feel and comprehend the ongoing conflict in the Middle East a little better.
Let me please encourage you to visit Bethlehem yourselves and become witnesses of the appalling injustice that takes place in the Palestinian territories everyday, perpetrated by some very powerful and ignorant people.
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