In 1934 Freya Stark travelled alone to the Hadhramaut in what is now Yemen. Then it was a little known country, torn apart by tribal warfare, but it had once been the centre of the rich incense trade. An Arabic speaker, Freya travelled with tribesmen, accepted hospitality from sultans and saw harems.
|Title||:||The Southern Gates of Arabia|
|Publisher||:||Tauris Parke Paperbacks - 2011|