Travel Blogs from Sanaa
... br> "Hmm."
"But I'm here another month. I've got time."
"Yes. You can become a Muslim little by little. Wanna play soccer?"
"I don't think that I play."
"Will you come back and play?"
And then I went back to the Markez. After I returned, I got an invite to go get tea at Burj as Salam. I went with Jann (sorry again about spelling), Hannah al ...
... it was
harder when you saw the doe eyed little girls. But I succeeded...
almost but we'll get to that in a minute.
had hyped up Yemen so much that I was determined to like EVERYTHING
about it but I failed when I got to Kawkaban. It reminded me of some
post apocalyptic town. I think it was only because it was Friday when
a lot of people stay inside during the day. Like in Sana'a stores
don't really open until around 5:00 pm. The town was ...
... went out to lunch as Mat3am Ahmed (Ahmed Restaurant). It was okay but I just can't see it being as epic as everyone else seems to. And then some of us (Aaron, Danielle, Jake, Jeri, Kevin, Mike, and myself- the usual gang) went to Lebanese food. Good and spendy. Well as much as you can consider expensive in Yemen.
To wrap this up, mama wanted me to do the cheesy "What do you hear when you wake up, when you go to sleep etc.,..." ...
I really try and put some love into these but there are days like today where I'm just kind of a grump-osaurus and don't want to... so I'll just give the facts from yesterday (now two days ago):
I had my first real day of class yesterday. I've started in Book One, Chapter Three (Kelsey, don't you dare judge me). I know it's where I need to be but it's kind of like blunt force trauma for my ego. I'm sure my first ...
... you tell them
“Ana Amreekia” they nod enthusiastically and say welcome. The
people here are just so excited to talk to you. And another note,
everyone was so paranoid about my gender but I wouldn't hesitate to
go out alone. Hair uncovered and all. (Another story- a Yemeni,
Mustafa, was talking about how much his grandma liked riding the bus.
One day a man touched her inappropriately and she slapped him.
Apparently the people on the ...