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Mogadishu through Instagram Part 2

2 and a half years have already passed by since coming home to our promised land and a lot has changed. 

As always, a city belongs to its citizens and I thought as a resident of Mogadishu, it rightfully is our duty to rebrand this historic city.

Here, I have compiled An updated photos while travelling across our ancient city through my ipad/iphone.

You may remember my first post titled "Mogadishu Through Instagram" - Well, here it is, part 2.

Care to enjoy and if using them, please show the credits.

Mogadishu through Instagram Part 2



Cars lining up for petrol in Ceel Gaab Petrol Station

Bike Rent/Tea lady/Social Area/Bus Terminal - only in Xamar Weyne



A new petrol station on construction in AbdiAzziz District

A group of cows looking to "Occupy" this mansion under construction

A spelling error? Luckily an alert citizen had corrected before we could

An "Old World vs New World" - Self employed Businessman in downtown Mogadishu

Lido Beach can get pretty busy with parking spots on Weekends

Bacadlaha intersection in Xamar Weyne where you find a space for Buses and khat dealers on the left of this photo

Airport staff worker relaxing while pilot parks in at Adan Adde International Airport

A clear wonderful blue Indian Ocean, how fabulous is this 

Quick sun-time for a selfie with the backdrop of the great Indian Ocean


That moment when you first step out of the plane into Somali Soil 









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I cannot comprehend my reasons of not seeking any effort on updating my prize possession (for me anyways) of Moga Tribune for over a year. So much had happened with other commitments arising (and more commitments) and allowing for this blog to quietly hit the endless storage centre of Google archive. Until, that is, of having a rather intriguing discussion recently.
As I set myself out for lunch with the family at the beautiful resort of Lido Beach one afternoon, I had, from the corner of my eyes, caught two youths halfway through a discussion with a heavy usage of finger pointing. Now, three thoughts had raced upon my mind when the finger pointing had refused to back down.
I either have:
A: Family member(s). B: Social Media friend(s).
C: Unwanted trouble. (You can always expect the un-expected).
I sat down cautiously with the family while staring optimistically through my Ray Bans in order to figure out this far-away conversation while over-lining option C out of the listed expectations (t…