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Hotel Juba, Mogadishu

Overlooking the rear of the Hotel Juba in Mogadishu

I always tried to stay at the Hotel Juba when I was in the city. At that time, it was the best place in town. The pool in the back is empty because of the massive drought in 1974-1975, the worst ever in Somalia’s history at that time.

The Hotel Juba, Mogadishu, in better days

The Hotel Juba, Mogadishu, in better days. Image from a postcard.

The Hotel Juba as it appears today. As Yusuf said in the comment, Cry for this once beautiful country.

The Hotel Juba as it appears today. As Yusuf said in the comment, Cry for this beautiful city and country.

The counting of the people and the animals

The counting of the people and the animals