When my buddy in Addis Ababa asked me if I want to go on a trip to Hargeisa, capital of the Republic of Somaliland, I immediately said yes. Seriously, how many chances do you get to visit a country that technically does not existent and is not recognized by the United Nations?Read more "Visiting Somaliland – a country that does not exist"
gaochang – untold stories on the silk road, originally uploaded by Xuan Rosemaninovich. Gaochang is an oasis city on the Silk Road. Built in the 1st century BC, it enjoyed long time prosperity as an important stop and trading center along the road. Over the years it witnessed all the glory and misery of this […]Read more "Ancient City of Gaochang"