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My room at Kibbutz Inbar, one of the ILH hostels in Israel

At my age? Staying in Hostels in Israel

I haven’t stayed in a hostel in years. In a post I wrote back in 2007, I blamed it on the shared shower, and described how awful they can be. It’s not just that, though. As I get older, I have more trouble sleeping. I wake up easily, and then I’m grumpy the next day…

The dreaded shared shower

Note: This post was first published back in 2007. Strictly speaking, this post could apply to most of our summer vacations, not just to this trip to Australia. It’s about the shower in hostels and campgrounds, the sort that you share with lots of other people. I couldn’t find a plain hotel room for us: the…