National Geographic : 1947 Nov
SAlfred M. Palmer As if Competing witli the Surrounding Mountains, Minarets Thrust Rounded DomesHigh above Ta'izz Dwellings Ta'izz stands in a green valley at the base of Jabal Sabir, a peak nearly two miles high (page 643). Watchtowers dot the old city wall of sun-dried bricks. Here the southern coffee district centers. A 135-mile journey from Aden to Ta'izz marked the first stage of the American consul's tour ofYemen (page 634).