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A Walk in the Past - Middle East - Yemen - Sanaa

A July 2006 trip to Yemen by airpricing

Suk Al Bakar - Old Market - Middle East, Yemen, Sanaa Photo, Yemen, Middle East More Photos
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A Walk in the Past - Yemen - Sanaa

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Overview

Sanaa, Republic of Yemen, Middle East, Old town, Old Market – Suk Al Bakat Photo, Yemen, Middle East
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Republic of Yemen, Sanaa.The national carrier is Yemenia Airways, airline that I flown to Yemen – City Sana’a.The service in-flight was very goos.Arriving in Sana’a, I had a taxi driver waiting for me, (from the company called … RAHA TAXI, it is a Yellow cab). If you are travelling, it is good to have a cab driver set up to pick you up from the airport to your hotel, as another option, let the hotel sort this transfer for you (specially if it is your first time and you don’t know any Arabic).My stay was in the TAJ SHEBA Hotel, with nice people, and the spoken language in this hotel is English, which helps a lot if you are not an Arabic speaker....Read More

Sanaa, Old Market - Suk Al Bakar

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Suk Al Bakar - Old Market - Middle East, Yemen, Sanaa Photo, Yemen, Middle East
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Republic of Yemen, Sanaa.The first tourist sight, was the OLD TOWN/OLD MARKET, called… Suk Al Bakar..You enter the old market thru a gate (the main gate), and the gate leads you to the old market unbelievable sensation (see picture of the gate).. you know the medieval castles gate? So.. that is similar, but the REAL thing.. in this gate, you have the impression you went back in time more than 1000 years…The amazing part is: it is not “plastic”, nor “preserved areas” with chains where you cannot go and touch, but it is the the whole city and the life continue there, in some aspects in the same way it was years and years ago.I was lucky to have a nice Yemeni Mr. Taha, ...Read More

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