Bethlehem, Etzion DCL, Nabi Yunis, Nuaman, Tue 29.12.09, Afternoon
2:30 PM till 5:10 PM
3:10 PM, Etzion DCL: four carswith Palestinian plates are parked on the parking lot. No person visible. The waiting hallempty. A soldier stands in the cabin behind theturnstiles.
3:30 PM, Nabi Yunis: a lot of taxis waiting, We arewarming up with excellent tea.
Maz Moriah - Nuaman: no traffic.
4:30 PM, Bethlehem - Checkpoint 300: empty hall. One civil guard. After some busses were arriving the hall was filling up.Four counters got opened. As usual on this side of the checkpoint only fingerprints and papers were checked fast. On the Bethlehem side it must have been different. A gentleman was addressing us, telling us that he had to wait for one hour, that there were mothers with babies and young children standing in the queue.