Lonely Planet Under Fire for Promoting Travel to Somaliland


Welcome to Somaliland a country that doesnt officially exist

Somalilandsun: For seasoned travellers in search of a totally unusual travel experience, Somaliland is a must. Where else in the world can you visit a country that doesn’t officially exist? While the rest of Somalia has been a no-go zone for travellers for two decades, the self-proclaimed Republic of Somaliland has restored law and order within its boundaries.

according to lonely planet Here the safety of Westerners is taken very seriously and foreigners are welcome

The global agency adds that “Somaliland offers plenty of unexpected and wonderful surprises. Admire some exceptional rock paintings, feel the pulse of the fast-growing capital, walk along deserted beaches, visit bustling market towns, be awed by stunning landscapes, and blaze a trail of your own in the far east and west of the country – wherever you go, you’ll feel like a pioneer. More than anything, though, it is the Somali people who make a visit to the country so memorable, with their legendary sense of hospitality”
But this factual travel information has as usual been taken out of context by a few politically motivated individuals who have taken upon themselves the odious task through the thorn tree forum of casting lonely planets Follow the forum discusion titled Stop promoting ‘Somalialand’ Its part of Somalia.

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