You may have heard that there is oil in Yemen. Although this country has vastly less oil than some of its wealthy Middle Eastern neighbors — and the oil reserves are expected to be depleted in about five years — Yemen is still a place where oil companies operate. Don’t worry, this isn’t a post […]
Month: August 2012
When I was considering moving to Yemen to be with Mr. YemenEm, I naturally had a number of questions and concerns, but chief among them were What Will I Wear? And What Will I Eat? (The former will be addressed in a future blog post). You know those people who, like, eat to live? (Always […]
On my second day of work I started to feel not so great in the intestinal region. Mr. YemenEm told me that there is no one who arrives to Yemen who isn’t struck with at least a wee bout of “Saleh’s Revenge,” named for the former president of Yemen. (Funny how when you get diarrhea […]
Marhaba from Yemen!
I’ve been in Yemen for two weeks now and I’m nicely settled into my new digs in Sana’a, the capital city. I’m still taking everything in, but I think it’s fair to say there will be no shortage of blog material in this new and foreign (to me) land. Practically everything I see and do […]