painting the gates

Yemenis prepare for Eid in the Old CityYoung Yemeni men chewing qat take a break from painting the ancient gates of Bab al Yemen. The project was undertaken in preparation for Eid, the feasting holiday to mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

Despite national terror warnings, voluntary evacuation of many foreigners, and possible drones hovering over the city all day, life goes on as normal for most in Sana’a.

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