ibn batuta

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    what ibn Batuta wrote about Somalia

    In the spring of 1331, Ibn Battuta traveled south along the East African coast from Aden to Mogadishu, Mombasa and Kilwa. He left Aden by ship in mid-late January 1331. His first landfall in Africa was the city of "Zaila," four days journey from Aden (The modern city of Zeila is 40km southeast...