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Phileas Fogg and Passepartout arrive in Yemen aboard the steamship Mongolia. Christopher Bradley gives us a fascinating introduction to the city of Aden, with its large natural harbour framed by mountains, at one time one of the busiest and wealthiest ports in the world.

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Short film commemorating Queen Elizabeth's visit to Yemen, initially in Arabic, then English

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Relevant chapter in the novel: 9

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