Mogadishu: Images from the Past

Hobyo / Obbia

Posted in NE Somalia by rickjdavies on 25 September, 2009


La casa del Sultano di Obbia

From “Cesare Maria de Vecchi di Val Cismon. Orizzonti D’Impero. Cinque Anni di Somalia. A Mondadori – Milano”
[ Horizons of Empire: Five Years in Somalia / Cesare Maria De Vecchi di Val Cismon.  Milano. 1935]

Cesare Maria De Vecchi was Governor from 1923-1928


Il sultano Ali Jusuf

Son of Yusuf Ali Kenadid

700Scan10035Obbia: la garessa occupata

700Scan10034Obbia in attessa del Governatore

Obbia (Hobyo) location as found via Google Maps

Other photos of Hobyo, elsewhere on the web

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  1. mihamed said, on 30 June, 2011 at 12:28 pm

    ninkan yaa jabiyay qofkii igu dhaamoow isoo qotr

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