Category: Yemen

Okra Stew (Bamiya -بامية )

  Okra Stew, I remember the first time that I tasted you.  Between my fingers and on my lips. lol Okay Okra or what we call in Arabic “Bamiya” (بامية) has a little bit of sentimental value to me.  I’ve never heard of Okra or Bamiya growing up […]

Yemen’s Traditional Village Life

Yemen also known as the Arabian Felix is an Arab country bordering Saudi Arabia, Oman and the Red Sea.  Yemen takes on a road less traveled with its unknown treasures but yet rich culture.  The country has several main cities such as San’aa, Taiz and Aden but mainly […]

Taiz, Yemen (تعز)

Ta’iz تعز ; is one of largest cities in the country of Yemen.  Taiz is the third largest city in Yemen after the capital Sana’a and the southern port of Aden.  The mountainous region has a population of over 600,000. The picture below shows a narrow path on […]

Yemen Symbolism, Al Jambiya (جنبية)

Store Display of Jambiyas in Market Yemen, the Arab Felix which is fundamentally unknown by most is not an undiscovered region but merely overlooked. The hidden jewels of this marvelous country vast from every region within it.  One of the most prevalent symbol’s representing lineage,  culture, and economical […]

Marib, Yemen

Ruins in Ma’rib, Yemen

Ma’rib (مأرب‎) or Marib is the capital city of the Ma’rib Governorate, Yemen.  The ruins of Old Ma’rib, which lies to the south of the modern city. In ancient times Marib, 120 km from Sana’a in the Wadi Adhana region, was a major centre of  the Sabaean empire, the oldest, most celebrated […]