Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Mogadishu through Instagram Part 3

A lot has changed since my part 2 of this epic series titled "Mogadishu through Instagram".

Here it is, Mogadishu through Instagram part 3! Care to enjoy history before your own very eyes.

Just passed KM4 entering Maka Al Mukarama Road. Leads you to all the landmarks throughout the city.




The kings of the road, Caasi's (Bus). A mode of travel for many. Riding one is definitely unforgettable journey. Highly recommended! Read my popular "20 Mins inside an Caasi" article



Restaurants are now a common sight in Mogadishu. Lets just say we Somalis are arrogant with our cooking because we damn well sure can cook! 




New Airport coming soon! Landing in Aden Adde International Airport is a must for travellers. Really does seem for a minute as if you'd be landing in the Indian Ocean. Beautiful!




Due to popular demand, now rightfully re-named Banadir Beach Restaurant.




The obsession we Somalis have for SYL is indescribable. #WadaniFever must return




High rise buildings are changing our skyline in Mogadishu.




Great to see basic services are now on the comeback. A school bus on the call.



In 2 years this city has seen immense change. Imagine in 10 years? Never test the will of the Somali people. 



Resilience is in our blood. So much war yet life truly goes on. The people of Mogadishu truly deserve a noble prize for their will to continue. Amazing!



The more petrol stations, the merrier for us drivers in Mogadishu.



Off Talex entering Maka Al Mukarama. This was once a front line against terrorism. Now a business hub.



And the pic that went global. Mr Ice cream van by Lido Beach!
















Tuesday, 25 November 2014

A letter from Somalia. The Land.

This is a message to all Somalis in this generation and the next generation.

Our beautiful Country is asking us these questions: I am a Country in the Africa Continent, my name’s Somalia, my people are Somalis and they have one culture, one language and one Religion. And I have a lot of natural resources comparing to other Countries.

 I must admit that I have the best agricultural land, nice weather, longest coast in Africa, a lot of fish and also I possess crude oil not to mention my two ever flowing rivers Shebelle and jubba and also my lovely mountains and my beautiful tourist attraction sites.

So why don’t my people realize that they are the luckiest people on earth? And why don’t they seek their natural resources of which I have in abundant? Why are they fighting and what they fighting for? 




I am prosperous, productive Country and I am a large and beautiful country in every way you look at me. All I need from you is to have peace and I promise you that I remain prosperous.!

Soomaaliyaa