In Saudi Arabia, in the Jizan and Asir southern provinces, along the Yemeni border, I found the legendary ‘flower men’.
For centuries, the descendants of the ancient Tihama and Asir tribes loved to wear colorful garlands. Forget the Arabic keffiyeh, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair! The wreaths made of fresh flowers are not only beautiful to look at but also exquisitely scented.
And, of course, the first thing they did when they saw me was put a garland on my head!…[READ MORE]