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    • street photography

      Hargeysa Jul 10, 2015 at 11:56 AM

      I'm a little hesitant to use my camera in the streets . are people there camera-friendy ??

      3 Answers Jul 11, 2015 at 1:38 PM
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      ethiopia to Somaliland, then to Djibouti, best way to travel

      Somalia Mar 28, 2015 at 11:26 AM

      hi i was wondering if any could give me some info on the best way, and any info on costs and times to travel from Ethiopia to Somaliland, then onto Djibouti

      22 Answers Apr 7, 2015 at 2:26 PM
    • safe for 2015??

      Mogadishu Jan 18, 2015 at 8:10 PM

      I have heard that since the 1990's Mogadishu is like the wild West,
      Especially the Bakara Market. Especially the wild West.
      Is This Still the Case?

      8 Answers Jan 21, 2015 at 11:54 AM
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      Travel advice for Somaliland - best beaches and other highlights

      Somalia Oct 15, 2014 at 1:46 AM

      Hello, I am planning for a 10 day tour of Somaliland for late December. I would like to hear of other travelers experience while visiting there, and what you think are the best highlights and best beaches within this province. Im interested to see natural beauty areas, traditional villages, Islamic historical sights, and of course, the best beaches. Also, any comments on how was the food & hotels, security situation, and the local attitude towards foreign travelers would be welcome. thank you for any information.

      10 Answers Oct 16, 2014 at 11:01 AM
    • Have you been asked for Yellow Fever vaccination certificate?

      Somalia Apr 8, 2014 at 3:24 AM

      Hi all,

      I am curious if anyone out there who traveled from Ethiopia got checked on Yellow Fever upon entry to *Somaliland*, normally from Jijiga to Hargeisa, or vice versa?

      Ethiopia is a Yellow Fever Risk country and entering into a non-Risk country e.g., Somaliland, from a Risk country may require proof of Yellow Fever vaccination.


      5 Answers Apr 10, 2014 at 3:31 AM
    • LGBT in Somalia

      Somalia Mar 29, 2014 at 7:18 PM

      Would it be safe for either gay/lesbian people to travel there? Bisexual people? What about transsexuals and transgender people?

      6 Answers Mar 31, 2014 at 7:13 AM
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      Anybody been here resently - 2011

      Hargeysa Sep 23, 2011 at 5:19 AM

      Hi I'd like to know if anybody has been here recently, as I'm planning on going to Somaliland in about a month and a half ...

      Also, would I be able to catch a bus from Hargeysa to Berbera?

      5 Answers Sep 29, 2011 at 2:06 PM
    • Visas

      Somalia Jun 2, 2011 at 9:18 AM

      I have found information on getting a visa to enter Somaliland. However, I can't figure out if further visas are needed to enter somalia and puntland. Does anyone know how/where to acquire a visa that allows travel into puntland or somalia itself?

      1 Answer Jun 2, 2011 at 10:24 PM
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      Somali-land Bus?

      Somalia Feb 8, 2011 at 3:45 PM

      Somali-land Bus

      Do you know the bus station that takes you from Somali-land Hargeisa to Addis Ababa to what is cost and times and days it leaves?

      1 Answer Feb 8, 2011 at 10:21 PM
    • Moving to Puntland - advice needed

      Somalia Sep 15, 2007 at 1:32 PM

      Hi there,
      Possibly not usual question on this forum, but I will be moving to Puntland (Bosaso) in a week or so, and wanted to see if anyone has any real updated specific information that may be of use.
      First, I am trying to look into flights from Geneva, and not sure if I should consider going via Djibouti or Addis (have no great desire to go rushing off to Mogadishu)
      Second, any info anyone can send me on general issues such as what type of electrical plugs, real security situation in Puntland, etc gratefully appreciated.
      Third - the old visa question. Is it realistic to get both an Ethiopian and Eritrean visa in my passport, or will one or the other country be a bit pissy about this. Do I need a visa in advance for Djibouti if I ending flying via there (given that I will need to spend a night) or can I get it at the airport. And as for Somalia, does anyone have any recent info on how I could proceed with a visa given that the Embassy in London is now closed.

      Thanks in advance for any advice given, as I prefer to arrive somewhere (especially when moving to a new country) with as much realistic and recent info as possible.

      4 Answers Feb 22, 2009 at 11:39 PM
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      Somalia May 15, 2007 at 9:02 AM

      where do US and/or Canadian citizens obtain a visa for entry in to Hargesia. Or for that matter, is a visa even necessary. Thank You.

      3 Answers Aug 22, 2007 at 1:30 AM
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      Current travel info

      Somalia May 15, 2007 at 5:29 AM

      Given the current situation in Somalia, is any travel possible in the country? The UK FCO don't advise it, and I'd obviously want to steer well clear of Mogadishu and conflict areas. But are there any beach locations in the north (Puntland?) that are safe to travel in?

      2 Answers Aug 16, 2007 at 6:27 AM
    • help

      Somalia Oct 12, 2006 at 10:48 AM


      is it worth visiting yet?

      thanks talal

      1 Answer Oct 13, 2006 at 2:32 AM
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      Collector needs help !

      Somalia Jul 31, 2005 at 1:43 PM

      Hi everybody ! I collect beer labels almost 20 years... Who is now ih Somalia or may be going soon , please be so kind to get for my collection some beer paper labels or beer mates ! I will be much obliged to you
      Thanks in advance ,

      1 Answer Oct 14, 2007 at 1:42 AM
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      is it gona b ok..?

      Somalia Jun 25, 2005 at 1:27 AM

      hey wassup ppl im somalin who grow up in Qatar.. and now i forget my own language i only speak some english and arbic Qatari accent .. and im plain to go to bunt land or hargasa this oct ... so is it ok or im i gona face alot of problems..?

      1 Answer Mar 21, 2006 at 10:52 PM
    • dangerous or not????????

      Somalia Jun 14, 2005 at 3:17 AM

      hi i will be traveling at the end of this year when i finish my studies but i am an sure of weather or not to go 2 somalia. im really afraid of the conditions but at the same time i feel the need 2 go there because im somalian.
      should i be worried? and how do the somalains over there react 2 young women who aren't completely covered and not overly religious?
      thanx ayan

      3 Answers Mar 21, 2006 at 10:56 PM
    • Has anyone here been to Somaliland this year

      Somalia Dec 6, 2004 at 5:53 AM

      I was wondering what some could tell me about somaliland and hargeisa in particular. I'm planning on visiting my relatives next year, but I don't really know what to expect. I grew up in Engeland and I'm half somallander and half english. I asked family but they arn't really objective. So I'm asking an objective opinion.

      2 Answers Jan 20, 2005 at 11:12 AM
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      Somalia Jun 23, 2004 at 9:23 PM

      Has anyone been to Somaliland (Hargeisa, etc) recently? Would the place, or at least Hargeisa and Berbara feel safe enough to visit on one's own? Are the borders with Ethiopia and Djibouti open currently? What are prices like - cheap hotels, public transport?

      3 Answers Jul 17, 2004 at 6:51 AM
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      Language Barrier

      Somalia Mar 3, 2004 at 3:07 PM

      I have recently been matched through my volunteer organization with a refugee family from Somalia. My agency does not have a translator. I was hoping that someone could teach me a few basics in bantu so that I can be friendly and helpful when I visit. Thank you!

      2 Answers Mar 8, 2006 at 11:21 AM
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      Somalia Dec 20, 2003 at 12:22 AM

      Hello Africa!! Greetings from Finland. I´d like to ask your help..I´ve got a friend from Somalia and I would like to wish a merry Christmas and happy New Year to her. But I´ve got one little problem...what´s translation of that ?? Thanks ....Greetings Katja :-)

      3 Answers Dec 28, 2006 at 3:16 AM