Mogadishu: Images from the Past

58. – Palmier sur la route de Zeylah

Posted in 1900 - 1960 Italian Period, Djibouti, Zeyla by rickjdavies on 30 January, 2011

Posted 13 October 1902, Djibouti

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Zaila / Zelya / Zeila / Seylac

Posted in 1800 - 1900, Zeyla by rickjdavies on 19 September, 2009

“The Town and People of Zaila, Somali Coast, Africa”

Photos and text from The Graphic, May 7, 1887, page 473

textThe game referred to in the text above may be one called “shax”. Here is a guide to the game, which I wrote in the 1980s

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Photos of Zeyla on the internet

Google Maps view of Zeyla

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