Travel Blogs from Khartoum, Sudan

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The curse on the River Nile, Khartoum, Sudan travel blog

The curse on the River Nile

A travel blog entry by the-rambler

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It is never too late, I suppose, to learn a new lesson – or dispense one. Especially if it means being tossed out of a Cairo hotel. No, there was no bad behaviour, no drunkedness, raucousness, nor trashing the joint, no Keith Richards, Keith Moon ...

Chad across bandit country, to Sudan., Khartoum!, Sudan travel blog

Chad across bandit country, to Sudan.

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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... artefacts and reconstructed temples dating from 800 BC and we were even offered jobs teaching English at the local institute. From Khartoum, we travelled North to Meroe, Musawarat and Naqa, sites of an ancient royal city, pyramids, tombs and temples. ...

The owner said…, Khartoum, Sudan travel blog

The owner said…

A travel blog entry by tabasamu2010

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... versa.  That means the debate continues but with new members on each side! ---    Day 58 The last day in Khartoum started with Wouter and I taking Mzee to get some new tyres and a wiper motor.  We stopped at the Bridgestone dealer, but ...

Planning, Khartoum, Sudan travel blog

Planning

A travel blog entry by bonthorn

... see. That's the plan. And we of all people know how plans can - and do -change. Start: Lisamin Safari Hotel, Khartoum, SUDAN. End: Lisamin Safari Hotel, Khartoum, SUDAN. Distance Traveled: 0 Road Conditions: - Temperature: well, it looked mighty ...

Day 42 - The Journey into Sudan, Khartoum, Sudan travel blog

Day 42 - The Journey into Sudan

A travel blog entry by charlesaclark

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... so many of the links were damaged that I held very little hope that it would last.  I definitely need a new one in Khartoum.  Fingers crossed that I'd get there.  The guy with the pickup truck had demanded 15 Sudanese Pounds (about 7.50USD) ...

Night 42 - Amdangla, Amdangla, Sudan travel blog

Night 42 - Amdangla

A travel blog entry by charlesaclark

Very ...

Racing the visa, Khartoum, Sudan travel blog

Racing the visa

A travel blog entry by genik

... best value food and beer in the city so we lived well for our last 2 nights in the country. The run to the Sudan border and arrival in Khartoum I'll write about tomorrow as I'm almost out of time for today. But I will note down a few final thoughts. ...

Life in my new city....., Khartoum, Sudan travel blog

Life in my new city.....

A travel blog entry by alisonw

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... , but something that certainly sparked my interest. After a lot of consideration as to the possible implications of living life in Khartoum, I decided that life is meant to be challenging, and to accept the position - which is so far going well, and ...

Sudan, Khartoum, Sudan travel blog

Sudan

A travel blog entry by hans-jenny

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... to Khartoum, 35 Dollars US per person!). Then it was finally off on our first and only desert crossing along the railway line towards Khartoum, cutting short the huge bend in the Nile, which turns south and then north again. We had a lot of fun racing ...

Sudanese Prince, Khartoum, Sudan travel blog

Sudanese Prince

A travel blog entry by simeons_blog

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... boy; does my head hurt. At least the alcohol is gone and I will be speared the 40 lashes for getting caught with the stuff in Sudan. We drove for 3 hours, all of which I slept, to the border. Once there I have never waited so long to get out of a country ...

The Haboob, Khartoum, Sudan travel blog

The Haboob

A travel blog entry by genik

... strength in the west and waiting to unleash. We were heading to the Royal City of Meroe, about 4 hours north of Khartoum. Sudan had several ancient civilisations which ran concurrent to the Egyptians. At times the Egyptians ruled Sudan, in others ...

Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan travel blog

Khartoum

A travel blog entry by izzie

Khartoum ...

Watchit, All Eyes Are On You, Khartoum, Sudan travel blog

Watchit, All Eyes Are On You

A travel blog entry by bonthorn

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... hot. We conducted our tossing-and-turning-in-our-sweat ritual again, and finally fell asleep. Start: National Camping, Khartoum, SUDAN. End: National Camping, Khartoum, SUDAN. Distance Traveled: 0 Road Conditions: - Temperature: 44 degrees ...

Meeting of the Blue and White Niles, Khartoum, Sudan travel blog

Meeting of the Blue and White Niles

A travel blog entry by gary.rosewarne

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... all the formalities, not too much fuss and $US20 we collected our visas and passports at 14:00.  We spent the next day exploring Khartoum where the Blue and White Niles meet. We also went on a road trip in a 3-wheeled tuk-tuk to find the elusive ...

The Khartoum Run, Khartoum, Sudan travel blog

The Khartoum Run

A travel blog entry by genik

... the lack of beer. As for the ice cream, I haven't had it for over 3 months so just couldn't resist a sugar hit. Khartoum itself is fantastic. The city is very spead out and is quite modern. There is much fewer colonial buildings than I expected. ...

Day 5..., Khartoum, Sudan travel blog

Day 5...

A travel blog entry by jenniferholden

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I think that I will take the quitting of my entire department and the Country Director as a good omen. At least that way I am completely starting afresh.. My life here in Africa. Well it is certainly interesting. I love my apartment, my job is just ...

Pyramids, camels, and soccer., Meroe, Sudan travel blog

Pyramids, camels, and soccer.

A travel blog entry by jenniferholden

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My weekend was certainly blog worthy. Went to a lovely diner of 'African food' made by my colleague from Guinea. You may remember Guinea as the long skinny country beside Sierra Leone, or the country with the most coups. Then off to rooftop patio that ...

Every One Man Has 40 Faces, Khartoum, Sudan travel blog

Every One Man Has 40 Faces

A travel blog entry by genik

... out with Tony, an English volunteer teacher, wandering aimlessly around town and getting sucked into the strange social undercurrents of Khartoum. Tony and I also visited the British Embassy for a bit of thursday night fun. Every thursday night the ...

A good vent...breathe, Khartoum, Sudan travel blog

A good vent...breathe

A travel blog entry by jenniferholden

I need to tie up some loose ends - My charming kitty disappeared a week after those photo's graced the world. There are a few theories about her disapperance: 1) that the maid stole her (she is really cute) 2) that the maid hated it and stuck it ...

Khartoum flight stop, Khartoum, Sudan travel blog

Khartoum flight stop

A travel blog entry by finrod3791

Khartoum ...

Just another day, Khartoum, Sudan travel blog

Just another day

A travel blog entry by jenniferholden

So I have been asked by a lovely women to describe my average day in Khartoum, so I will describe today... I wake up in the morning and its just a bit dark. I stumble into the shower and watch the sun come up from my shower. Its a beautiful sunrise ...

It sounds nicer than it is, Khartoum, Sudan travel blog

It sounds nicer than it is

A travel blog entry by harryabroad

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the heat that melted the Jerseyman, Khartoum, Sudan travel blog

the heat that melted the Jerseyman

A travel blog entry by bonthorn

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... in Sudan, the men especially. I haven't seen one overweight person either, just extremely leggy ones. Start: National Campsite, Khartoum, SUDAN. End: National Campsite, Khartoum, SUDAN. Distance Traveled: - Road Conditions: - Temperature: slight ...

Sudan's Story, Khartoum, Sudan travel blog

Sudan's Story

A travel blog entry by hmax

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... compounds, arab people and islamic community facilities – such as water jugs and minarets everywhere). We arrived in the capital Khartoum after a couple days of driving and bushcamps.  The roads, quality (or even existence) of cars and the ...

Romeo oh Romeo, Khartoum, Sudan travel blog

Romeo oh Romeo

A travel blog entry by jenniferholden

I met Gen. Romeo Dallaire at the Canadian Embassy (a small gathering of 40). He is the head of the UN contingent in Ruwanda, author of Shake Hands With the Devil, and something of a legend. And funny ...

Some Pointers, Khartoum, Sudan travel blog

Some Pointers

A travel blog entry by jenniferholden

I have decided that I need to be more 'guide bookish' in my experimental blog. I am just not sure I know what advice to give - I am still learning and there are thousands of people out there with far more to teach. I will update this as I learn ...

Fancy dinner parties, Khartoum, Sudan travel blog

Fancy dinner parties

A travel blog entry by jenniferholden

... (I can't spell, but it sounded like that) with 6 of my work colleagues ('team building?'). It was a dam of the Nile which Khartoum gets all of its' drinking water (which tastes like dirt even after purified - is that okay?). It was a beautiful spot - ...

Homeless to 4 star (Part 2), Khartoum, Sudan travel blog

Homeless to 4 star (Part 2)

A travel blog entry by kickthrough

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... frenzy. Needless to say, nobody on this plane had every been on a flight before. After 2 hours in the air, we landed in Khartoum, Sudan. This airport was unlike any other we had ever been to. Mostly because there was no airport at all. We landed on a ...

Khartoum Greatness, Khartoum, Sudan travel blog

Khartoum Greatness

A travel blog entry by jenniferholden

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My lovely friend and (hopefully) future colleague Edith will be heading out to Khartoum soon (hopefully!) and wanted me to recommend place to hang out: Here is my top eleven Khartoum places to hang out (I really could go on): 11) Ozone - great ...

Khartoum Nightmare, Khartoum, Sudan travel blog

Khartoum Nightmare

A travel blog entry by spooky388

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... and only direction sign in Sudan after 40km telling us we were on the wrong road. It finally took us over 4 hours to negotiate Khartoum.  I awoke a few hours later to find we were pulling over. No air in the brakes and no accelerator. 7.30 and we ...

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