National Geographic : 1947 Nov
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome by Richard H.Sanger Yemeni Soldiers, Swathed in Tunics and Turbans, Escort an American Guest along aCobblestone Highway The author, stripped to the waist, has temporarily exchanged his jeep for a small mule. His young interpreteralso ismounted, but his rifle-carrying bodyguards must walk. Such important Yemeni roads as this one are paved with large stones worn smooth through the centuries. Travelers must cover the steeper sections onfoot.