Chaya and I were now in a predicament -- a Catch-22 on the global chessboard of travel:

We were refused entry to Egypt -- we could not move forward.

We were required to recross into Israel to get an Egyptian visa with Iraqi and Syrian visas in our passport -- there was a possibility that we would be denied moving backwards.

Or king was stuck in a stalemate.

It was known to both Chaya and I that we had entered in a No-Man's-Land that we could be stuck in for a long time. We walked back to Israel in silence: there was no need for speaking.

Wade from Vagabond in Egypt- May, 2009

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