Where tourists fear to tread

The world changed dramatically three weeks ago for guesthouse owner Daniel Sheetrit.

5th August, 2006

The world changed dramatically three weeks ago for guesthouse owner Daniel Sheetrit. His boutique resort, in the Israeli border village of Even Menachem, found itself on the frontline of a war between Israel and Lebanon.

Instead of a full house, Sheetrit’s luxury wooden cabins - complete with jacuzzis and saunas - stand empty following dozens of guests cancelling their summer holidays.

Apart from the locals, those remaining in the area are either Israeli...

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