National Geographic's Ben Lerwill writes, "The landscape has a hardiness that conceals gifts: mistletoe, wagtails, dragonflies and pink cyclamen. ... We sleep in welcoming homestays. I learn that lamb-filled flatbreads and pomegranate juice make good hiking fuel, and the valleys glow gold at first light."
"We are delighted to share with you this important milestone for the Abraham Path. We are humbled and grateful to all those in the Middle East and around the world who have worked with such enthusiasm and courage to make the Path worthy of this remarkable recognition. With your help, we can build a path of discovery and human connection for the ages, a genuine beacon of hope for a better and kinder world." - William Ury, Founder and Chair of the Abraham Path Initiative
Ben walked with Habib, a long-time guide on the Abraham Path in the Palestine.