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In a state of war since the fall of Siad Barre in 1991, Somalia is a no-go zone for travelers not also working as relief agents or military personnel.

Nevertheless, despite the present danger of the capital, Mogadishu, occasional brave (or reckless) souls make their way to the city of Hargeisa in the self-declared autonomous region of Somaliland. Safer than the east of the country, recreational travel to the region remainsl miniscule.

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