Monthly Archives: June 2015

Tales of Yemen: Lions, Goats and Camels, Oh My!

“How many camels have you seen?” After I moved to Yemen, this is a question I heard from friends and family at home. In the U.S., most of us have a fairly static idea of what the Middle East looks … Continue reading

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World Cup Fever!

The 2015 Women’s World Cup kicked off this week. What I love most about the World Cup, besides the fantastic soccer, is that it brings many countries and fans together for a brief period of time, all enjoying the same … Continue reading

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Tales of Yemen: Ramadan

Days in Yemen always began early. The imams began to sing the first call to prayer at dawn, then most people began their days. In Ramadan, that routine changes drastically. Before the dawn prayer call, many people eat a meal … Continue reading

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