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Extreme Traveler International Congress (ETIC) in Mogadishu

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The fourth ETIC - Extreme Traveler International Congress was held for the first time in Mogadishu, Somalia.

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With participants from Austria, Belgium, Canada, England, Finland, Germany, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Monaco and Switzerland.

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The best and safest hotel in town is currently the Jazeera Palace Hotel.

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Dinner reception.

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On the hotel rooftop terrace.

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German extreme traveler Björn Braunstein

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at the new Mogadishu Mall.

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Somali numberplates.

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The Somali Shilling.

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View over Mogadishu.

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The fishmarket.

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A new harbour wall.

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At famous Lido Beach.

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The former Bank of Somalia.

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International extreme traveler William B. at the harbour.

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Finnish extreme traveler Kari-Matti Valtari with a 2.10m tall Somali security contractor.

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Our usual security protocol.

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Our incoming tour guides.

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The Turks are the only foreign power with a degree of acceptance by all parties, because of their support through charities

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and the daily flight to Istanbul on Turkish Airlines.

[Fotos: Michael Runkel, Björn Baunstein, Kari-Matti Valtari, Wikipedia, own]

Posted by LuxuryRogue 09:42 Archived in Somalia

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