Announcement: The Video of the Week section is taking a summer vacation starting tomorrow! The reason for that is that I am entering the last part of my degree’s exams and papers. Very exciting! It usually lasts for about a few months (!) at this time of year. The videos uploaded until now will still be available on the Travel Videos page here on the blog.
When we finally made it to Jerusalem’s ice festival, my friend, Maytal, and I were thrilled to see THE monster. Maytal, who’s lived in Jerusalem all her life, says this sliding craziness represents a real one that has existed in Jerusalem for years. We planned on going there after visiting the ice festival, yet didn’t end up having time after all the mishaps and surprises we encountered along the way (stay tuned). Therefore, we “settled” for the ice monster. Even though the line to enter the ice festival was nonexistent, once there, we were followed by two or three groups of kids and teenagers that ran rampant between icy exhibitions. They ran up stairs, pushing us, sliding down on top of one another. It was completely unsafe.
Thanks to Maytal for taking this video – and for such a fun day!
Have you ever encountered an ice monster?