Yemen - Part III January 1st 2007 The northern regions
First I'd like to try to give you an idea about how it looks in Yemen and what things that strikes me as different from home. I find this a bit difficult to describe things like that but I hope you get an idea from this list
* In the smaller towns the streets are sometimes unpaved
* The land is mainly very dry and dusty
* There is often a layer of dus ... read more
Middle East » Yemen 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
We are Emma Holmbro and Ake Dahllof. We live in Stockholm, Sweden.
We have travelled more or less regularly since the mid 1990-ies and it seems like the more we travel the more difficult it is to decide where to go next. Not because we are running out of places to visit but because we find more places we want to go to faster than we manage to travel to them.
Some of the things from our travel bucket list we have ticked off since we started this blog in 2006 are
Angel Falls in Venezuela
Machu Piccu in Peru
Chernobyl in Ukraine
Snorkelling in the Maldives
Mountain gorillas in Rwanda
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