About the Book
Ongoing war, famine, pirates and a chaotic central government. As of today, these are the conflicts and issues that are pictured by society, when one hears about Somalia. Unfortunately, these issues have made people forget about the cultural highlights and precious traditions of Somalia. Have we forgotten that Somalia was once the country of the Myrrh and Frankincense ? The spices? The country that possesses Africa's longest coastline? After all, reading this book will give you a wonderful opportunity to see Somalia from another perspective. It does not mean, that current conflict will not be considered. However the main focus is to alter the current stereotypes held of Somalia, through portraying the various traditions and unique culture that Somalia has.