From Scorching Hot Berbera to Cool Sheikh

After a couple of days in Hargeisa we hired a 4×4 with a driver and armed escort, and set out to explore a bit the rest of the Somaliland.

Cave Paintings Of Laas Geel

Our two-day road trip (with armed escort included) starts off with a visit to these very well preserved ancient wall paintings.

Somaliland’s Independence Day

A mob followed us everywhere as we tried to get past the super tight security to get a glimpse of the military parade.

Being a Celebrity in Hargeisa, Somaliland

A mob of friendly locals followed us everywhere we went to in the capital of this self-declared state, as it got ready to celebrate its independence day.

Djibouti, And My First Experience in Africa

A short trip to this seldom visited country in the Horn of Africa, where we met very friendly locals who are not very used to tourists.