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Yemen Tourism :: Shibam :: On the incense trail

 

Yemen Tourism :: Shibam :: On the incense trail

Rearing out of the South Yemen desert, mub-brick "skyscrapers" of Shibam, many of them centuries old, hark back to the power of the Hadramawt
kingdom. The Hadramis grew rich in the frankincense trade's heyday, controlling flow of the resin to the Greeks and Romans who craved it.


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