Sam City Hotel
Travel Blogs from Sanaa
... Russian Club must infect every fiber of a person't being.
I must admit that I had an epic time. I wore a low cut shirt, a mini skirt (granted, with full length leggings under it), and I danced. Like, in public. My life may have drastically changed... but then again. Probably not. I'm bundled up and all munasiba (appropriate) again.
Danielle, thank you for taking me under your wing like a lost little puppy. And inviting me to go out and do shena****ns.
... times it was dark. Luckily we were graced candles.
That night there was a Halloween par-tay with, “little streams of
alcohol trickling down the rocks.” Hopefully everyone is as much as
an old lady as I am to get that reference. I went for approximately 5
minutes and 14.5 seconds and then as everyone that knows me can
predict, I bailed. Flashing lights and alcohol just don't float my
boat. Makes me sound like I'm trying to be holier-than-thou. ...
A poem for my lost luggage:
I sit and pine
For what is mine
My suitcase's absence has been noted
About a week away I have been quoted
I will not assault the nose
With unclean clothes
Hand wash them I will
I see my luggage again
May it rest in peace
Today ranks among the greatest days
ever. I was so afraid that Sana'a wouldn't be what I was ...
... student activities coordinator, offered to show me Sana'a and help me find clothes. I didn't find clothes but I followed Danielle, and Jeri, and Hannah around sleeping. (P.S. Yemen has these GIANT denominations. 1,000 riyals is practically zip. (For us.) It was mostly a blur. Ended getting coffee with some Yemeni friends of theirs (well one of them was a friend- the other was a friend of the friend). Got home slept.
In the downdown of sana'a city, there is an area names "Bab-Yemen", means the gate of Yemen. This is a small and old town with more than 300year history. There are still people living in the old buldings, and the government pay these people in order to keep the old building in a good way. Of course, these people are the owners of the old buildings.
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