Yemen, Shibam: Manhattan of the desert

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Memories of a trip through a fantastic country  In late 2005, our journey through Yemen led us in the Hadramawt Governorate. In the central-western part of this vast and old region, there is a town famous for its mudbrick-made high-rise […]

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Yemen, Shaharah: the highest village of the country

A  day on the Jabal Shahara visiting the highest village of Yemen About 160 km from Sanaa, proceeding towards the city of Sadaa,  it lies the most beautiful and fascinating mountain village in all of  Yemen: Shaharah. Situated at 2600 […]

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People of Yemen

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Nearly all of population is considered Arab, but Arabs are quite varied ethnically and over the years Yemen has been a destination for numerous people from multiple regions (most from East Africa) who have got married with locals. For that, […]

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Yemen, hiking around Haraz mountains

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Yemen, Manakha One of the ”must do” excursions around Yemen it is definitely the one on Haraz Mountains, a spectacular area in the heart of the country, characterized by its villages perched on the majestic mountains surrounded by beautiful terrace […]

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Yemen, Marib: the old ruins of Sheba kingdom

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Yemen, Marib Yemen is a country rich in history and culture that offers a variety of incredible landscapes in a ”One Thousand and One Night’‘ atmosphere. One of the most mysterious and fascinating place is the ancient city of Marib. Marib, […]

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Yemen, Dar Al Hajar: the stone house

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About 20 kilometers from Sana’a, located in Wadi Dhar, a fertile valley in the middle the mountains, there is a very special place where I spent unforgettable moments. A site definitely to visit if you are around the capital: Dar […]

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