Mogadishu: Images from the Past

“Merca – Missionari i poveri”

Posted in Marka, People, Religion, Street scenes by rickjdavies on 24 April, 2016

Scan_20160424_114108Dated 1911. Published by Missione Francescana di Mogadiscio

Mogadishu Lighthouse, 1912

Posted in 1900 - 1918, Govt buildings, Marka by rickjdavies on 6 February, 2011


ETH Zurich Creative Commons image

Merca lighthouse, date unknown
Merka Range Rear Light
postcard image courtesy of Michel Forand

Merca – Il trasporto delle banane dai magazzeni alie barche

Posted in 1950s, Marka by rickjdavies on 30 December, 2008


Loading bananas on to the ships offshore Merca (Marka), via boats in the foreground

Merca (Marka)

Posted in Marka by rickjdavies on 10 June, 2008

Somalia Italiana: Una Delle Porte Di Merca

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