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A Perfect Climate is Key to Yemen's Sough-After Honey

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A boy collects honey at a bee farm on the outskirts of Sanaa, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi (YEMEN - Tags: AGRICULTURE SOCIETY) - RTR3AQJQ

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Wadi D'uan, a valley in Yemen, is where the world's most sought-after honey can be found.

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Its hot and dry climate, along with short flowering season of local plants help produce the rich, aromatic honey.

Author Eric Hansen travelled to Wadi Du'an in mid-1990s and wrote about this remote place and its unique, golden liquid.