Leaving Ramallah, Lucia and I stopped at the end of the dead sea, started walking and discovered a cave in mountains made of pure salt. A sign next to it read “Lot’s wife.” While entering the dark hole, I asked, “The price she paid for what? Curiosity?” — “For looking back! Never look back!” Lucia said behind me. Nevertheless, that’s exactly what I did.
featured in romka # 7, 2012