strong willed, hospitality and Hargeisa affiliates
Lawless, chaotic, and unfortunately seemingly hopeless
Interesting people, amazing African vistas, unfortunate situation!
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.more
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...more
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...more
I got my visa done in Addis Ababa. It took only 5 minutes. I had a friend called the office a few days ahead to make sure the ambassador would be there. The number is 2511 635921 / 635922. In Addis Ababa, I stayed with a host from hospitalityclub.org and his place is on Bole St. The Somaliland Representative is between Bole St. and Cameroon St. so...more