Not now! In Israel's frenzied attempt to put Jewish bodies on the ground in East Jerusalem and the area round it and to maintain total separation between themselves and the Palestinians, the landscape has been scarred by the building of so many roads to the settlements and to bypass Palestinian villages etc. Add to this the barbed wire fences and concrete walls and - as you say - the occupation is ugly in so many ways.
Five arrested in anti-terror raids in Sydney (DPA)
from the article: New Jerusalem highway to cut Arab neighborhood in half