Born in Manchester England in 1945, raised and educated in Israel, Chaim has been a tour guide since 1965. Chaim started his career leading tours in Israel, and over the years, due to his great passion for the outdoors, left the beaten track of bus tours and began leading hiking tours of the Sinai, the Negev and later, Jordan. Over the past fifteen years, Chaim has focused on Cycling, a sport he sees as a way of life, as the main mode of transport on his tours. Chaim is known for his in-depth knowledge of the area, excellent guiding skills and his healthy sense of humor, both of which he can express in English, German, French and Arabic. He holds a BA in Middle Eastern and African studies from the Hebrew University.