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... always prepared), I remembered to put my abbaya to use.
It's beautiful and slightly ill-fitting. We arrived at the gate and
the guard checks to see if we have our hair covered. Check: we've got
it covered. We get through the gates to this monolithic, Gulf-ish
structure and there is instant awe. I think that ancient mosques must
be somehow betterbecause of history etc. but the Al-Sa;eh Mosque will
have age in time. But to be sure, this mosque left nothing to ...
... the president's car and the man that does all the picking up and dropping off (the one that helped me with my luggage) drove his Hilux. I rode shotgun with him and when Ah W Nos by Nancy Ajram came on (at an exceedingly high volume) the two of us were rocking out and singing. I had to memorize the words to the song in my quarter of Egyptian colloquial so I was in my zone. It's a kind of catchy pop song. Worth looking up. Grill 101 which is ...
... outside influences run rampant. I was quite na´ve to think that it
would be so insular. A pocket of untouched perfection. But instead,
you can find Capri Sun. But yet I still am entranced and find Sana'a
to have a sort of western tainted perfection. The hustle and bustle
is glorious, bordering on some sort of life changing revelation.
I woke up at 6 and just kind of laid
around until 7. I grabbed my computer at 7 and started yesterday's
... school, which was named Ma haad Medina, I knew very little about Yemen. A professor from UMES once told me Yemeni People love their history, and their culture.
It's like going 100 years back into the past, and adding some modern day technology, "to offset the history that's frozen in time. and stubbornly maintains a firm foothold in the picturesque land scape's and cities of ...
... ladies' meeting, they dress in an open way to show their beauty. Because this is a chance for the single girls to promote themselves in the public in order to find a good husband. For the married ladies, this is the chance for them to find the wife for their son or brother.
When I'm in Sana'a, I feel I'm back into the history. Time returns to long long ...
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