Tag Archives: Bedouin

Back to the Office

The summer season at Green and Away is over for another year, the days are growing shorter and it is time to re-evaluate work.  Green and Away was a great success this year with great events and wonderful volunteers and … Continue reading

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The moral dilemmas of travel

Many people would agree that there is an innate desire for human beings to put themselves in new, exciting, sometimes dangerous situations and places.  The urge to travel, to see and experience new people and landscapes is perhaps fuelled by … Continue reading

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There’s another dam in the Sinai Mountains

After a combined effort from 8 bedouin, 5 people from SKGR, 3 people from Green and Away and a Dutch lady called Mirjam, we finished Gwoona dam last week.  This dam will help bring water to many gardens down Wadi … Continue reading

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Sinai journeys

On April 24 there is a collaborative journey to build a dam between Green and Away volunteers and SKGR (Self Knowledge Global Responsibility).  This is the next Makhad Trust journey to Sinai and we will be building the 12th dam … Continue reading

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Desert Retreat with Peter Owen Jones

Today The Times is running an article on the Top 20 Retreats in the World and the Makhad Trust retreats are in there! Maverick vicar and TV presenter Peter Owen Jones will be leading two spiritual retreats in the Sinai … Continue reading

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