Journals Yemen

Socotra: Where People Are As Beautiful As The Land

Created by fallschirmhosen on January 14, 2008 Best of IgoUgo

4 Reviews
1 Story

A year ago, I had never even heard of Socotra. Now, it's a place I will never forget.

An American in Yemen: I Must Be Crazy, Right?

Created by fallschirmhosen on January 13, 2008 Best of IgoUgo

15 Reviews
3 Stories

After traveling throughout Yemen for two weeks, I can easily say what we're meant to believe about the country is far from accurate.

What a Wadi!

Created by HELEN001 on November 27, 2006 Best of IgoUgo

4 Reviews
2 Stories

Wadi Hadramawt, 700km east of Sana'a is a world of its own. Walled desert cities, verdant oases, mud tower houses and palaces that need to be seen to be believed.

Monumental Ma'rib - Yemen

Created by HELEN001 on November 4, 2006 Best of IgoUgo

6 Reviews
1 Story

Ma'rib is the ancient capital of the kingdom of Saba and it has the monuments to prove it. But it could also have once been the home of the Queen of Sheba - if you like.

Yemen - Expect the Unexpected

Created by HELEN001 on September 9, 2006 Best of IgoUgo

9 Reviews
8 Stories

"Yemen!...on your own...are you mad? What if you get kidnapped?" Well, I'm not, and I didn't. It was a most excellent place, with stunning and unique landscapes, generous and welcoming people, and one of the worst cases of plastic-bag pollution I've ever seen. Not for the nervous, either!

Along the Red Sea

Created by Languedoc on August 31, 2000 Best of IgoUgo

3 Reviews
3 Stories

An account of a trip up the Red Sea from Yemen to the Sudan, the Sinai Peninsula and Jordan on a small ship.

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

Created by airpricing on July 19, 2006

2 Reviews

Sanaa, Yemen, Middle East - Old town.

Arabia Felix

Created by Joel on August 29, 2000

2 Reviews

Every so often we come upon a place so extraordinary, so seperate from the rest of the world, that it seems unreal. Arabia Felix, Yemen, is such a place. This once was a so properous country of large incense and spice-routes, the famous empire of the Queen of Sheba and the home-land of the three wise men (the Epiphany).



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