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Travel Blogs from Sanaa
... But that night after feeling like a complete slug I decided to walk alone around the Old City (I never know when to capitalize that so I do it at random). The old city is just so marvelous. So I lost myself on purpose in the maze and finally found myself at Bab al Yemen (the famous entrance to the Old City (now I'm doing it on purpose) that I think I've mentioned before. In Yemen walking around the unlit back streets I've never ...
... had this weird saying (I'm sure
that it's not something I can just attribute to my family but here it
is), “Winding in and winding out; I don't know whether the man that
built this road was going to hell or coming out.” On closer
reflection I'm not sure I understand it but in essence but the
meaning is still clear as crystal. The van/ bus driver has some
massive skill and he knows exactly where his super wide vehicle is.
... ball of green leaves shoved into my cheek. It kind of made me feel like I was choking. There was dancing to be had (see pictures) and an oud. But the best part of it all was just chillin' with the peeps from the school. They're a pretty nifty group of people. And you know we're all just slightly...off...because we chose Yemen.
I'd heard rumor of fantastic cake at coffee trader and so after the nasty qat-ness we went via taxi. (We: Aaron, ...
... It' s sort of like it was in Morocco. Just a light
breakfast. I had bread, cheese, beans/ lentils (fusool I think), two
cups of tea, and some orange Tang. Overall quite satisfying. And then
Aaron (America), Felix (France), and I (Yemen) went in search of a
Western Union to exchange some money and get a little time about
We started in Maydan Tahrir (Liberation
Square) which is apparently the heart of the newer part of the ...
... a family oriented society and they are known for their generosity. I've actually been in situations where I've been in dire need of directions. If you're in Yemen, don't despair. Your fellow Yemeni brother will actually gingerly take you by the hand, as if you were a lost child, and physically escort you to your desired destination. Also, your famished soul has nothing to fear. Your ...
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