April 18, 2002

[PEOPLE] - Always check the

[PEOPLE] - Always check the news while on vacation - You never know when you're wandering into a war zone. For example...

Two tourists engrossed in their guidebooks and heading for the birthplace of Jesus Christ unwittingly wandered into the centre of a war zone on Tuesday.

The Japanese couple were amazed to find that Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity was at the centre of a 16-day old siege between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian gunmen.

The whole story here: Backpackers baffled by Bethlehem siege. That's what you get for following one of those cheap celebrity Jesus maps.

Posted by James at April 18, 2002 2:01 PM
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