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Houses of Berbera  
   

Houses of Berbera

The houses have a distinctly Arab look-and-feel to them, but I get the impression that the locals weren't the ones who built them.
A Dangerous And Uncertain Place

July 30th 2005
The Horn of Africa. The self-declared and officially non-existent Republic of Somaliland, occupying the northernmost part of the fictitious country of Somalia. For some reason the word “warlord” pops up in my head when I hear “Somali”. Somali Warlord. Like Apple Pie. Images of brave marines killing hundreds of skinnies for every one they lose. The overwhelming and irresistible firepo ... read more
Africa » Somalia » Somaliland » Berbera

Somali Flag The regime of Mohamed SIAD Barre was ousted in January 1991; turmoil, factional fighting, and anarchy have followed in the years since. In May of 1991, northern clans declared an independent Republic of Somaliland that now includes the administrative... ... read more
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