Oman to Yemen 'Pirate Alley' Thursday 4th March to Tuesday 9th March 2010 We experienced many new things in Oman, e.g. it is the first Arabic, Muslim, country we have visited so most women are wearing the black burka but not all have their faces covered. The burka here is also quite decorative with the head veil very elaborately wound around huge hair do's giving a unique shape. We explored many ancient archaeological sites, one city called Khan Rhoni dati...
Gordon and Anne's Round the World Adventure
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Arrived safely in Aden on 9th March after 5 days at sea through Somalian pirate alley. We joined a convoy of 19 other yachts of all nations. The highest risk seemed to be colliding with another boat at night. Tempers often were frayed but most of us made up on arrival at Aden. Our next leg is to Eritrea in the Red Sea. Gordon and Anne