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  • May 15-17 Sea DaysAt Sea Days May 15-17 The four of us made it into the pool yesterday One of the pools was closed due to maintenance so the body count was pretty high. They use sea water in the pools which is Posted by mutzy in Mutzes on 3 Continents and 3 Seas | May 17, 2013
  • Haraz MountainsSaturday. These are Chah's people. These are my people. She is not afraid. I am not afraid any more. I am home. I can feel Chah, feel Jas all around me now. Against these crumbling mu Posted by kellanHowe in London to Yemen | Apr 7, 2012
  • Haraz MountainsFriday. Journeyed with Abdul deep into the mountains to his old home. His Father is still here, the strength of these men is incredible, far beyond anything I've ever seen. I suffer my loss from an accident and try to run Posted by kellanHowe in London to Yemen | Apr 7, 2012
  • Haraz Mountains Thursday. We are at a refugee camp for Yemeni people who have had to leave their homes from war or fear of death. Internally displaced peoples, the IDPs; heard of them? Me neither, the news do Posted by kellanHowe in London to Yemen | Apr 7, 2012
  • Sana'a old cityWalked into the city for a coffee, rain pouring down as always this time of day. I got talking to a group of young boys who spoke some English. They were dressed like all the men, jackets and Posted by kellanHowe in London to Yemen | Apr 4, 2012
  • Sana'a old city - Ma'rib (Queen of Sheba-ville)Salam! Incredible night people, just incredible. I have it in my head that if I travel into the mountains, see the people who are really struggling for survival, and help them, that it will bring me the peace I'm desperate for, Posted by kellanHowe in London to Yemen | Apr 4, 2012
  • Sana'a Old CitySalam. Not sure where to start with this entry so I'll just ramble and hopefully it will make sense. I went into the old city this morning after breakfast. All quiet and peaceful - as peaceful as it gets anyway - Posted by kellanHowe in London to Yemen | Apr 3, 2012
  • Mövenpick Hotel Sana'a I'm tired. I'm scared. All of you who told me so, you were right. Ja, I wish you were here - I can't sleep. I don't know what the fuck I expected to have happen when I got here, but Posted by kellanHowe in London to Yemen | Apr 3, 2012
  • SAH-Dhahar HemyerSalam. As some of you may have guessed, it took longer to travel the 15 kms from SAH to the hotel than expected: 4.5 hrs to be exact. Not all travelling, that only took 20 minutes by taxi - cost £6 Posted by kellanHowe in London to Yemen | Apr 2, 2012
  • 'Socotra' - Yemen's gem !An island of extreme beauty but somewhat isolated from the rest of the world... that is Socotra Island in Yemen, Middle East. Justifying its crude beauty, the name of the island is Posted by elatrips in Sharing the joy of travelling .... | Nov 25, 2010
  • WEEKENDERI was in college that time . We were getting bored so we decided to have a blast . We got Posted by wafers in WEEKENDER | Aug 25, 2010
  • October 31st - November 13th, YemenOctober 31st Up far too early, to the airport, onto a delayed flight and several hours later we arrived in Sana'a, Yemen. A short taxi ride brought us to the Felix Arabia Hotel on the edge of Old Sana'a and by Posted by Patrick H. in Patrick Hillman's Travels | Nov 4, 2009
  • Reminiscing in MukallahDear All, Today, when I was playing in the sea, my mind brought me back to half my lifetime ago. I live in an apartment now, a few minutes from the beach; a beach with wild surf. It reminded me of Posted by korstiaan in Yemen in a nutshell | Dec 6, 2008
  • Sana'a YemenMore Photos (http://globerovers.blogspot.com/2007/03/y-e-m-e-n.html) As I arrived in Sanaa this afternoon, it was reminiscent of Bangladesh, or maybe more chaotic. Yemen is the second poorest Arabic country in the world. Only Mauritania has a Posted by GlobeRover in GlobeRovers - Exploring Planet Earth | Sep 1, 2007
  • End of the lineWith five days left here in Sana'a, my crazy Middle Eastern adventures seem to be drawing to a close...for now. Exactly six months and twenty days ago, I walked into John Hopkins airport in Cleveland, bound for a flight Posted by mc327503 in Rock the Casbah 2007 | Aug 20, 2007
  • Jaded in Sana'aIt's interesting to reflect back and think about how my perceptions have changed over the course of this program. While this has certainly been the opportunity of a lifetime, despite my complaining, I think it has also definitely made Posted by mc327503 in Rock the Casbah 2007 | Aug 20, 2007
  • ClassI've been a bit negligent on posting recently, largely because class has been kicking into high gear recently, and we've all been grinding out the classwork. So, I figured I might as well put up at least one post Posted by mc327503 in Rock the Casbah 2007 | Aug 11, 2007
  • Ta'izz and JiblahThis weekend brought about another trip outside of Sana'a. We headed down south to the town of Jiblah, and the city of Ta'izz, Yemen's second largest city. As we sat on the bus for the five to six Posted by mc327503 in Rock the Casbah 2007 | Aug 11, 2007
  • Fun CityOn the list of stupid things I could do in life, it would seem that going to amusement park in one the world's ten poorest countries would rank high up on the list. The phrase "Yemeni amusement park" didn't Posted by mc327503 in Rock the Casbah 2007 | Aug 1, 2007
  • Yemen: If the terrorists don't get you the sea anemones willThe kids that went on the Hodeida trip recently returned from their jaunt down to the coast. I stayed in Sana'a because of the small hope of making my own illicit travel plans and escaping Sana'a to go to Posted by mc327503 in Rock the Casbah 2007 | Jul 25, 2007
  • The terrorists have wonSo, once again the terrorists have won. Our trip to Wadi Hawdramaut, the centerpeice trip of the whole program, has been called off. The road to Hawdramaut runs through Marib, and the program is concerned that some of Posted by mc327503 in Rock the Casbah 2007 | Jul 15, 2007
  • Manakha: On top of ArabiaWith the travel ban lifted, we are back in business on moving about the country. So, this weekend (weekends here are Thursday/Friday), we went to Manakha, three hours east of Sana'a. Manakha is only about 100 kilometers east Posted by mc327503 in Rock the Casbah 2007 | Jul 15, 2007
  • Back in the communications ageBecause they're spreading us all over the city, the program is giving us phones, so I am back in the communications age. Unfortunately, it looks like calls on the phone to the US are about $1/minute, so if you Posted by mc327503 in Rock the Casbah 2007 | Jul 7, 2007
  • Sometimes you just need to laughIn spite of recent events (the car bomb in Marib, the cancellation of all 4th of July activities, the Yemeni gov't preventing us from touring outside of Sana'a), it's still good to take a step back and laugh a little. Posted by mc327503 in Rock the Casbah 2007 | Jul 6, 2007
  • Sometimes you just need to laughIn spite of recent events (the car bomb in Marib, the cancellation of all 4th of July activities, the Yemeni gov't preventing us from touring outside of Sana'a), it's still good to take a step back and laugh a little. Posted by mc327503 in Rock the Casbah 2007 | Jul 6, 2007
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