travel, Yemen

Marvelous Shahara (bridge), Yemen.

I’ve already posted about the beauties of Yemen several times, and this is one more place to add to must – see Yemen list. Maybe it’s just easier to say – see EVERYTHING.

Shahara is famous for the Bridge of Sighs which is even featured on the country’s 10 Rial coin. This engineering marvel spans a sheer 300 foot deep canyon. Built in the early 17th Century, this famous bridge has stood the test of time.

From both sides of the bridge the mountains parted and revealed a glimpse of the enormous valley. The bridge must be crossed in order to access the mountain fortress town of Shahara and its beautiful terraced fields.

Just look at it!

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For more photos, and info – there’s a great collection at BoomsBeat.

 

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