Yemen, Shibam: Manhattan of the desert

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Memories of a trip through an amazing country  In the late 2005 my trip through Yemen led me in the Hadramawt Governorate. In the central-western part of this huge and old region there is a town famous for its mudbrick-made […]

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Yemen, Shaharah: the highest village of the country

About 160 km from Sanaa, proceeding towards the city of Sadaa,  it is located the most beautiful and fascinating mountain village in all of  Yemen: Shaharah. Situated at 2600 meters on the top  of the magnificent mountain Jabal Shaharah, the village […]

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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, a daily trip around the mountain villages

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Yemen, Shibam We start the morning by visiting the small town of Shibam of the nord, founded in the 1st century AD, located 2300 meters above the sea level, at the foot of Jabal Kawkaban. Here after visiting the ancient […]

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

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Yemen Itinerary

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Incredible adventure in the country of the “Thousand and one nights”, retracing the route of the caravans in the stunning landscapes of Arabia Felix. From the mountains to the beautiful beaches, enjoying the magnificent wilderness of the Rub Al Khali, […]

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