By William Carter

Photographer, Author, Jazz Musician

Yemen: Then as Now? Part 4

with 2 comments

Transition to a still uncertain future
Photos and Text © William Carteryemen4-1Many Yemenis are short, and their donkeys more so 

yemen4-2Protecting himself from the sun with a vestige of British colonial times


yemen4-3The hot, humid valleys north of Sanaa are rich in agriculture — and malaria


yemen4-4Yemen’s indigenous architecture long contributed to its reputation as a quasi-mythical land


yemen4-5In 1963 the Brits still hung on


yemen4-6Late in the day a colonial officer reviews a dwindling number of troops


yemen4-7Street life in Aden survived longer than the politicians on the walls


yemen4-8Building for an uncertain future — then as now


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Written by bywilliamcarter

June 5, 2015 at 12:00 pm

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  1. Your superb photos provide much insight. Many thanks. Jane


    Jane Miller Chai

    June 5, 2015 at 5:33 pm

  2. Life was difficult there


    mahrof jajna

    June 5, 2015 at 1:47 pm

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