Views of Yemen: Geography and Topography

Views of Yemen: Geography and Topography

Extremes define Yemen’s geography. It’s a land of both arid deserts and lush plains, intimidating jagged mountains and welcoming tropical coastlines. Where in the World is Yemen? A global superpower of the ancient world, people have occupied the Yemeni region...
Views of Yemen: Geography and Topography

The Marib Dam: An Ancient Feat of Engineering

 In Yemen, specifically in the central region, you will find one of the most spectacular engineering feats of all time. This engineering feat was actually completed in ancient times, and it is called the Ma’rib Dam. This dam has stood the tests of time and has...
Yemen Coffee

Yemen Coffee

 Yemen Coffee Facts & History Yemen has been in the coffee industry since it’s inception. With Ethiopia on the other side of the Gulf of Aden, the region is known as the birthplace of coffee. In 1450, Sufi monks were among the first to cultivate and brew...
Views of Yemen: Geography and Topography

Yemeni Cultural Arts

To most of the Western world, Yemen is dismissed as a war-torn wasteland, riddled with the scars of multiple civil wars and religious disputes. The ongoing conflict has been the source of countless viral videos depicting terror and despair, yet while the area may be...
Views of Yemen: Geography and Topography

Traditional Yemeni Clothing

Yemen is a large country and the traditional clothing here varies widely. Authentic Yemeni clothing can be simple and plain, and it could also have many colorful embroideries, intricate jewelry and elegant embellishments. Yemen is a Muslim country; 98% of the...
Views of Yemen: Geography and Topography

Yemen: A Brief History

The birthplace of some of the world’s oldest cities and one of the first places on Earth to cultivate coffee, the country of Yemen enjoys a strategic position on the Arabian Peninsula that has allowed it to flourish for millennia. Its vast stretches of lush,...