Adam Watts

When he’s not being chatted up by Israeli goat herders, Adam Watts is working for The Man and planning how best to find another strange encounter in a strange country. Check out his website for more hilarious stories.

Stories by Adam Watts

An Unexpected Encounter in Jerusalem

Illustrated by Sue Pownall

I had certain expectations of Jerusalem: churches and mosques and Western Walls, an assortment of weird and wonderful new food, and maybe a political discussion or two. What I hadn’t anticipated was being hit on by an Israeli goat herder at a party beneath the walls of the Old City. I was couchsurfing with a big …