The two protagonists sharing the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean seem to be slowly learning to live with each other. Israel is, of course, a dynamic and energetic country, and very popular with visitors. As stability returns to the area, historic and tourist sites in the Palestinian-controlled West Bank are again open for visitors. Politically, this part of the world is a giant minefield. The publishers approach to mapping it is that there are two 'nations' sharing the same land, and each is equally important. Both offer great touring experiences. Printed on paper, double-sided.