TRAVEL MEMOIRS

Chased Down Outside a Market in Tel Aviv

My fight or flight response in Israel

Darren Weir
Published in
4 min readApr 10, 2024

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View looking towards buildings in the background, a train is approaching on railway tracks in the mdidle of the photo with highway traffic on either side
Tel Aviv 2011Darren Weir

It was the first time I felt fear in Israel. A small gang of Middle Eastern men were running towards us, and it was obvious we were their target. Do we try to run away or let them catch up to us and hope for the best? My friend, a former Israeli soldier knew that running could get…

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Darren Weir
Travel Memoirs

I write about Travel, Photography, Music - Parasol Publications Editor - Publisher of Travel Memoirs - TV News Producer (retired)