Travelling through southern Yemen

The road from Thumrayt into Al Mazyunah leads into the northeast desert of Yemen and my destination the Hadramawt as I decided this was a great centre for visiting the Hadramawt. We stopped in Rimah some half way on our journey for lunch that, at 1,000Yemeni Riyals (roughly 2 Omani Rials), was about twice the cost of a similar rice and meat dish in Oman.

The Centre of Sayoun in Yemen
The Centre of Sayoun in Yemen

Eventually, I arrived in the old town of Seyoun where I intended to stay for a few nights.  My hotel was just off the main square where the old palace, a confection of white plaster, dominates the town. The next Continue reading “Travelling through southern Yemen”