Part 2 of 5: Yemen

"When I first arrived in Shibam, I was astonished – it is extraordinary. It perfectly illustrates what a unique place Yemen is in terms of architecture, environment and landscape." The sixteenth century buildings “look like mud skyscrapers rising out of the flat desert plain. The city is surrounded by mountain escarpments on the far horizons – it’s one of the most unusual, interesting landscapes in the world.

With its biblical oriental flavor, its markets and its ancient walled cities, Yemen is exotic, but there’s much more to it.” (Steve Mc Curry)

You can find all five parts of the Steve McCurry special here. Enjoy!

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