In The Footsteps Of RYP? [Updated]
Places We Go / Somaliland

In The Footsteps Of RYP? [Updated]

When my Italian and I visited Las Geel, I took a look at the guest book and noticed this entry by “RYP” from California. I’m a fan of Robert Young Pelton and while there are undoubtedly others in the world with the initials “RYP”, how many of these individuals journey to places like Somaliland and … Continue reading

Las Geel
Places We Go / Somaliland

Las Geel

Las Geel (also known as Laas Ga’al, Laas Geel and Laas Gaal) is arguably Somaliland’s pièce de résistance. Were it not in Somalia this site would immediately be declared a World Heritage Site. Fortunately, with the ongoing conflict in Somalia, it remains a hidden gem (To get back to 2005 in the tiny guest book, … Continue reading