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Expedition Yemen By Camel; Preparations whilst waiting

We did a test walk, Tanya and me, today. 10 km.s in the worst Midday heat. Easy. Tanya did real well, I kept […]

Expedition Yemen By Camel; Still at the negotiating table

6 June 2012, humid, hot at 34 degrees Celsius at 16.12.28N, 52.1043E Tanya Holm writes: ”One million and one hundred thousand Saudi riyals is […]

Expedition Yemen By Camel: Imperfect camels in Al Mahra

3 June 2012, Sunny, hot at 34 degrees Celsius at 16.12.28N, 52.1043E ”5000 dollars is what I want” , said the guy […]

Expedition Yemen By Camel, Training in the desert

We did a test walk, Tanya and me, today. 10 km.s in the worst Midday heat. Easy. Tanya did real well, I kept up a 5 km/hour speed and she tagged a long easy, carrying 2 litres of water in her Camelbak and our lunch. She had my shoes and they worke…

An insight into Tribal Yemen, part 2; Expedition Yemen By Camel

”They didn´t target you” , the Sheikh of a Northern province laughed and continued chuckling: ”The shooter hid in the minerat of […]

Documentary; Expedition Yemen By Camel – the pilot

I have written 7 books and done 3 documentaries. Some people say it is like having a child every time you have […]

Documentary; Expedition Yemen by Camel – The pilot

I have written 7 books and done 3 documentaries. Some people say it is like having a child every time you have finished your book or your documentary, which I disagree with. However, it is a grand feeling. This time , however, this is my first pil…

Yemen; The day after the great tragedy

“Let us kidnap you. Our government, or yours, will pay the ransom. You take half, we take half. You will get a nice […]

Gee, a bomb just went off not far away from here in Sanaa, what the hell was that?

I was sitting at a café called the Coffee Trader this morning, congratulating my wife for her success in getting her final […]

An insight into Tribal Yemen; Expedition Yemen By Camel 2

“Get inside!” shouted one of the bodyguards, Adnan, to us and Tanya and Benjamin got into the armoured jeep, but I took […]

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