We commenced on a failed visit yesterday evening to Laas-Geel (an archeological site some 60km from Hargeisa). Getting briefly lost in a pitch-black environment, equipped with small torches and being entertained by hyenas’ hysterical laughter, we managed to find the correct site a day later (at a good time) alxamdullilah and see the remains left […]
Cilmi Boodhari’s famous bakery in Berbera. A poor baker turned poet who died from love in 1937. Unfortunately it is now a heavy neglected piece of heritage.
Berbera houses the world’s largest deposits of expensive gypsum-anhydriyte in addition to gigantic amount of limestone. It’s largely untapped and requires the correct factorial machinery to realise its full potential. One of the locals piloted the first house built from limestone.