Entries by Julian Bender

A week biking in Jordan

There are many different ways to experience the Abraham Path and with many of the sections being navigable on mountain bikes, API staff-member Julian Bender (the guy who is responsible for all of these maps) decided to take some vacation and explore the breathtaking landscapes of Wadi Rum. Here are some excerpts from his travel journal recounting […]


Negev Hospitality

By Julian Bender Photos: David Landis/API A scouting trip in January took the Abraham Path’s prospective route further into the wilderness than it’s ever been—down to the Zohar and Mt. Sodom areas of the northern Negev, above the salt pools of the Dead Sea. A long trek through Hemar Canyon led us to the shore-side […]

Walking the Negev

By Sigrid Jorgensen, 18-year-old University of St. Andrews student My journey along the Abraham Path started in Beersheva. We set out by taking a short cut through a dry field where wild crocus plants had begun to bloom. The wild crocus flowers were beautiful and an interesting contrast to the dry brown dirt. After crossing […]