Scenery around the western parts of Yemen
Shots from a photographic trip I took in 1997 to the glorious, rarely visited, oft-maligned and massively underrated ancient land of Yemen - one of only a few countries in the world continuously populated since at least 2,500 BC, whose capital - Sana'a - is named after the biblical Noah's son, Shem. Despite its reputation for war, kidnapping of foreign tourists and, more recently, breeding terrorists, this is truly a magnificent country that abounds in history, culture, uniquely beautiful architecture and stunning landscapes — as well as some of the most fantastically generous and hospitable people I've ever met. It's also one of the most exciting places in the world to roam around with a camera, and I hope these shots give you some flavour of the wonders that await you should you ever get the opportunity to travel there.Lomografo: buckshot
Macchina: Nikon F50
Pellicola: Fuji Velvia 50
Tags: slide, e6 (not x-pro), middle east, colour, 35mm, scanned by jessops, travel, voyage, photo expedition, landscape, architecture, e buildings
Si trova nell'album: Yemen: the photographer's paradise of the Middle East
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