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See all 12 Mogadishu Tips
  • Get Hired Guards

    Mogadishu Warnings and Dangers

    Mogadishu is unsafe and it is a a battle zone for the insurgents and the so called government, there is no effective police so don't expect police protection. hire group of guards to protect you or if you can not afford it stay the highly fortified places . AMISOM and the Somali soldiers have heavy presence in some parts of the city.

  • If you are a member of the NRA you will...

    Mogadishu Sports & Outdoors

    THere is absolutly no restirctions on how you want yo shot your gun. If you want to shot your AK-47 at a target, moving target, bird, or human, you have the freedom to do so. Crowds of locals seem to be the best hunting spot. Shooting is a smalian past time. anf if you dont paticipate. you may not have the best of fun!!! The latest in military...

  • Hiring armed guards

    Mogadishu Warnings and Dangers

    Many other sites will tell you that you need an armed militia to travel here. I can tell you this is not true and a waste of money. This rumor was believed to be started by local militia businesses to help increase sales. the truth is that within minutes of ariving, you probably will see armed locals with ak-47's surrounding you and will continue...



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  • Was this the former British Club

    Hargeysa Off The Beaten Path

    Somaliland was a British colony till it reached its independence in 1960. Hargeisa was the capital. In the capital. Mohamed from our touragency brought us to the former British club. Nobody in the area seemed to know anything about it. What we saw was an almost empty building in decay and used by some local people. Later I red that there is still a...

  • Toon, nice shady water place

    Hargeysa Off The Beaten Path

    From Hargeisa we visited Toon, 20 km more south and only reachble by dirt track. We thought we should visit a nomad camp, but ended up at a nice shady water place.During the day nomads come here with thier goats, sheep and camels. Around the ater yoiu see a lot of footsteps of the animals, When we were there around sunset it was a pity there were...

  • Teashop

    Hargeysa Restaurants

    After our walk at the Central Market it was almost end of the morning and getting hot. We needed a shady place to have a drink. We walked to a teashop not far from the market. We had seen before that his place has a nice shady terrace. And it was only a few minutes walk from our Deero hotel, 100m opposite the street.Most male visitors at the...


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