Same Journey, Only Different

The contrast between Jacob’s itinerary and Moses’s might remind us of the driving procedures and traffic laws in the UK, as contrasted with the United States and other countries. Jacob’s route through the wilderness was basically the same as Moses’s but in reverse. In the UK, people drive on the left side of the road and sit on the opposite side of the motor vehicle from the United States. Not totally dissimilar to Jacob’s journey through the desert in relation to Moses’s journey through the desert, most Western drivers—including most European drivers—travel by car on the opposite side of the road and operate their motor vehicles from the opposite side of the vehicle relative to their counterparts in the UK.