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2002 February

Adjusting to life as a foreigner

2012-10-30T05:07:43-04:00February 15th, 2002|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Today is Day 8 of my life as a foreigner in Yemen. I'm in a dilapidated cargo office at the international airport in Sanaa, a capital city that sits on a mountain plateau 2,000 metres above sea level. Almost one million souls live here in what is one of the oldest inhabited regions of the world. I think I'm the only one wearing a Team Canada cap.