Contained and contented in Mogadishu

Some of the rooms at the SKA compound in the Mogadishu International Airport. PHOTO|JOHN FOX

What you need to know:

  • When we left after the second night and after the inevitable and very edible breakfast, I wasn’t at all desperate to get away.
  • SKA in Mogadishu is a very welcoming, efficient and comfortable place. I will choose to stay there again.

I’ve been contained again. But, no, this photograph isn’t of a prison. Far from it. Secure it is, yes – but it is an avenue of containers in the SKA compound within the Mogadishu International Airport. And I have just had my most comfortable ever stay in that once beautiful but now much bruised city.


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