Even with a GPS, it was easy to get disoriented in a wadi, or to mistake one trail for another.
What he may not know is that from this museum, the site of the Deir Yassin massacre is visible just across the wadi.
Hadeel, a vivacious 27-year-old from the wadi Ara region, teaches Arabic in a Jewish Israeli elementary school.
He knows the topography and geography of Israel/Palestine, literally street by street and wadi by wadi.
We continued northward for two hours and a half, and then turned westward up the steep wadi Ambaya.
I carry no note-book with me when I go down the wadi or out into the fields.
Dirgheg lies just on the left bank of the wadi Hassan in an almost desert place.
Everything, except the river in the wadi below, is yet asleep.
Just below the Crusaders' hill the sides of the wadi sloped gently down and it was possible to cross in comparative comfort.
Near Zacariah the wadi es Sunt contains but few of those trees.
"watercourse," 1839, from Arabic wadi "seasonal watercourse," prop. participle of wada "it flowed."