National Geographic : 1937 Nov
Photograph by K.S.Twitchell SINCE STEAMERS TO HODEIDA MUST ANCHOR FAR OFFSHORE, LIGHTERS HANDLE FREIGHT AND PASSENGERS This Arabian Red Sea coast town is the center of Yemen's maritime trade. Dates and coffee are exported heavily toAden, Suez, and Massaua. Hodeida's inhabit ants of many races and tongues number about 35,000. Arabs like jewelry; the sailor on thegunwale wears abracelet.