"Speaking of people being turned off, can we talk for a minute about the complete and total “Game of Thrones”-style lack of men at last night’s show? It reminded me of the way Jody Rosen described a Taylor Swift show in New York magazine last year ("To push through the turnstiles of a Taylor Swift…
There are no waterfalls in the dessert nor in the desert
People that we approached at the kibbutz canteen to ask whether they speak English so someone of us could inquire about eating possibilities indicated that just one person would be the one answering. This person, after allowing us to take whatever we wanted from the buffet and offering additional hummus wanted then to know - of course - where the two of us were coming from.
Once Germany was outspoken he reported from his trip [“years ago”] to Germany-Switzerland-Austria, highlighting the ‘Rheinfalls’ (waterfalls at the Swiss-German border).
As his joy was met with knowing smiles (travel companion grew up around the fall’s corner) he continued with a travel report of the Niagara Falls [“the most beautiful in the world”].
At the moment when he disclosed that he was born & raised in Be’er Sheva, a very dusty town in the Negev desert, his stories made way more sense.