Shammr Hotel & Suites
Travel Blogs from Sanaa
... leave. Yep. My new friend left me there. So I just made friends with the six men sitting behind me. I understood their Arabic. Amazing, no?
So my friend eventually returned and at the end of the show (which seemed pleasing to most) that I thought was awful, Danielle and Sebastien kindly asked if I wanted to go to dinner. And now, the reason I've told you all this boring and meandering tale:
Yousof called and asked if any of us wanted to go clubbing. Me in ...
flowers caught fire and their beauty was consumed as we looked on
with shock and horror.. Yes there is a fairly verdant garden at the
school but the greenery is just a front. It's still so dry that
everything is seriously combustible. Of course my classmates and I
bailed from the classroom and jaunted up to the roof to see better.
As my friend Kelsey said, “Your sense of self-preservation is as
strong as always.” Of course she knows ...
After that we returned to the Markez (the dorm) I tried to dry my clothes a little bit before the minute long trek to the school. In order to spare us all the pain of living what happened during my placement test I shall merely state that it was horrible and I can share what level I am placed at tomorrow.When my mess of a test was over, I piddled around some more until Danielle, Kevin, and I went on an errand run. I got a phone and ...
... I was seated next to this kid and I tried to start a conversation. It was a disaster. So we tried English. He could have been fluent but I'll never know because he spoke at the most inaudible level of all time.
Get to the airport in Sana'a, get my money, pick up my visa (which is a pretty sticker in my passport), pick the slowest line in the WHOLE place. Only to have to wait while the guard mulled over it. It was a mess. Then I met the guy who ...
So after my milk run of the Persian Gulf, there's a long half-day stopover in Sanaa, Yemen, to connect with my Egypt Air flight back to Cairo IF I’M LUCKY. This isn’t the way smooth stopovers normally work. Usually you’re transferring from one flight to another on the same airline, which is based in the country of the transfer. So I’m pressing my ...