Shibam, desert Manhattan
 
Yemen
Flag of Yemen
Facts
Area:
527,968 km²
Population:
16,200,000 (1997)
Capital:
San'a
Languages:
Arabic
Religions:
Muslim 99%
Currency:

1 rial = 100 fils (North)

1 dinar = 1,000 fils (South)

 

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Itinerary
Trip 2002
March 17 Entering Yemen isn't easy; the police detain us at the airport
March 18 Awesome San'a
March 19 Dress like the locals
March 20 Tower houses, floating palaces, colorful village girls
March 21 Who's on display at Al-Hudayda's fish market - us or the fish?
March 22 How did we get Algebra from Zabid?
March 23 Secret police in Ta'iz
March 24 Chewing the Qat
March 25 Drinking tea with a Bedouin sheik and his well-armed men
March 26 Witches as farmers
March 27 Manhattan of the desert
March 28 Last day in Yemen, have we learned to fit in? Well...not really.
 
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