Night lights

Gaza convoy, autumn 2010

Among Kieran Turner's albums



  • On the road

    The "Road to Hope" humanitarian aid convoy to Gaza underway in Europe.

  • Photocall

    The border between Morocco and Algeria was opened especially for us. It has been closed for the best part of 20 years because of a dispute between the countries over Western Sahara. It was opened only twice: both times for essentially this group of volunt…

  • Morocco to Algeria. Again!

    The border between Morocco and Algeria was opened especially for us. It has been closed for the best part of 20 years because of a dispute between the countries over Western Sahara. It was opened only twice: both times for essentially this group of volunt…


  • Processing time

    The border between Morocco and Algeria was opened especially for us. It has been closed for the best part of 20 years because of a dispute between the countries over Western Sahara. It was opened only twice: both times for essentially this group of volunt…

  • Algerian escort

    Through troubled regions the escort changes from police to army.

  • Something in the water?



  • Din-dins

    This particular meal (and that night's accomodation) were courtesy of an Algerian training college, for teachers planning to work with children with special needs.

  • Uncle spots an interloper

    What's E3 doing amongst C team? ;)

  • The charm of the Irish

    These guys could be relied upon at all times to be thoroughly good company :)


  • Proud father...

    ...of a new injector pump and accelerator assembly. The driver of this one had been operating the accelerator cable by hand after it broke... having been repaired already just one country previously, in Morroco. Looked like they'd installed their repaired…

  • Anwar on TV


  • Our American cousin...

    Irving in discussion with one of the thoroughly lovely and very generous Algerian translators.


  • Trainee teachers & the resurrected van!

    Together with a van that was abandoned, seriously broken, on the first Viva Palestina convoy in spring 2009! We had trouble with another van this time, in the same place – Bordeaux – and were able to swap it with our friends there, for this one, which had…

  • Trainee teacher guys

    All brilliant people. The one on the left is clearly the secret lovechild of Jean Reno and Freddie Mercury... ;)

  • Can we be photographed together please?

    There was a lot of this... ;)


  • Quiet time


  • Our Algerian translator

    This guy was brilliant and deeply generous with his time (and his friends' transportation for us!) I plan to send all the folks here Road to Hope T-shirts which they are very much looking forward to! :)

  • Convoy!

    Snaking off into the distance, this is Charlie team heading up Bravo and Echo, with Tox's yellow bus, E1, visible on the rightmost apex.


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