PW Travels

Putney Westerfield's Trip Reports

Yemen - 1995

Travel! Travel, my friend, and precious benefits await you: recreating the soul, acquiring knowledge, appreciating others' culture and winning friendships... Sana'a is an indispensable goal of those who love travel, no matter how long it takes them to reach it, no matter how many camels to ride.
Arab Traveler (14th century)

So much romanticism: The first mention of Yemen is Genesis (“The Hydramut”), the origin of coffee, the Queen of Sheba, distinctive architecture. Tribal powers. Most at 6000’ or more. This has to be among the most interesting countries of the world!
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Yemen 1995