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Bir Ali  

Bir Ali

The nicest beach in Yemen. Lili and Fernando enjoying a little shade in a white sand beach.
The last true arab country

July 31st 2007
Happy to be in an Arab country again. Not just because now we can relax about taking care of our belongings or to be ripped off at everyday purchasing, but is nice to feel in a familiar culture - I'm surprised to notice how I missed the call to pray at 4:30 in the morning. After so long changing places every two or three days we needed some rest. Stop for a while in the same place, have a bed, ... read more
Middle East » Yemen » Sana'a

Yemeni Flag North Yemen became independent of the Ottoman Empire in 1918. The British, who had set up a protectorate area around the southern port of Aden in the 19th century, withdrew in 1967 from what became South Yemen. Three years later, the southern governm... ... read more
30th June 2010


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