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How I met the man who cycled from India to Europe for love

By Per J Andersson, author of ”The Amazing Story of the Man Who Cycled from India to Europe for Love” and editor at Vagabond Magazine

In the spring of 1982, a new bus route, named Route number 100, was introduced in the Middle East. It was the result of the Camp David agreement a few years earlier. The bus went between Jerusalem and Cairo and it emphasized that it hereafter was peace and tourism that was the future, and that the hostilities between Israel and Egypt was history.

I was 20 and volunteering on an Israeli kibbutz and climbed eagerly aboard one of the first buses,