Excite Travel
Travel Home
middle east
Beaten Track


Only for the well-heeled, Serjeant & Lewcock's San'a - an Arabic Islamic City is a gorgeous limited-edition that will tell you everything you've ever wanted to know about the city.Jacques H├ębert's Yemen - Invitation to a Voyage in Arabia Felix is a general guide to the north of the country. It's got some great photographs.If you want to know more about Yemen's social lubricant, don't go past Shelagh Weir's Qat in Yemen - Consumption and Social Change.Eric Hansen's Motoring with Mohammed is an hilarious travellogue of Yemen.The classic of Yemeni history is Carsten Nibuhr's Travels Through Arabia, first published in 1792. Freya Stark's The Southern Gates of Arabia tells it from a woman's point of view, while Fred Halliday's Arabia Without Sultans will bring you up to date.

 Back to topOn to Activities & Events
Powered by Lonely Planet

 • Activities & Events
 • Attractions
 • Destination Yemen
 • Getting There, Getting Around
 • History & Culture
 • Information Station
 • Off the Beaten Track
 • Recommended Reading

© 2003 Lonely Planet Publications Pty. Ltd. All rights reserved Although we've tried to make the information on this web site as accurate as possible, we accept no responsibility for any loss, injury or inconvenience sustained by any person resulting from information published on this site. We encourage you to verify any critical information with the relevant authorities before you travel. This includes information on visa requirements, health and safety, customs, and transportation.