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... think I am?" This kid was a monster. He invited himself to tea with us... but he honestly didn't want us to pay for it. But how could we not?
Anyway this kid ended up walking us back because he essentially knew where we lived because he knew where Sabri lived and he assumed that him and the school's president were besties. But on the way back, the kid stopped being an ass. He was actually nice. He walked us most of the ...
... br> the ultimate goal of Wadi Ajhar. I'm sure all the little towns in the
area have names and probably the names are bigger than the villages
themselves but I didn't learn any of them. Even the name of the town
that we lunched at. But a segue those 'villages' are just a few
buildings clinging, when I say clinging, I mean it to the cliff
faces. We ate a lunch kindly provided by... well a lot of people but
I only remember Jeri and Sabri (le president). It was ...
... several mosques and I can hear the call from at least 5 if not more.
Waking up: I always wake up to a relative calm because shops don't really open until 8 or 9. Apparently everybody is up late chewing qat so the day starts later. I get to see the beautiful pink sunrises when I wake up to the quiet Yemen outside my window.
To sum this up, I'd rather be in Yemen than any other place in the world. Mostly because the history here blows my mind. ...
... what he says and it rocks.
Because it's been a day I've forgotten the exact order of the following events but the gist is there: after class Aaron, Felix, and I went to lunch at a kebab place near the school. The food was good but the tea was not. Pretty much it was tea flavored sugar. Aaron ended up polishing it off for me. (P.S. At this point everyone pretty much shares everything. In Yemen it's the water a body should ...
... and I've watched women
haggle with the men shopkeepers for see-through bras.
The one thing that you can't quite
forget is that there is some warfare in the north of the country. You
see the giant (and seemingly new) fighter jets taking off from the
airport. When flying in I saw the huge military camouflage
We wandered around quite a bit taking
in the sights. We wandered into this sort of ...
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