Travel Blogs from Khartoum
"We are the NISS, we are like MI5 or Hamas or the CIA"
“Bring us your cameras and delete all your photos Sudan”
This was on our last day in Sudan. We'd been met at our bush camp the night before we were due to drive into Ethiopia. It was our first camp with a few people around, mainly farmers, and we’re assuming one of them notified the authorities that we were out there. They turned up as most people were in tents heading to ...
... and the saffas had arrived into Khartoum we decided to head over to the Blue Nile Sailing Club where they were camping so the boys could work on Jabs. I ended up just chatting to Marcel the whole time it was great! I luckily got a taste of the ox tail potjie that Andre had created before we headed back to our palace (And it was very good). After seeing the campsite we were even more grateful for Zuheir and Nebis!
... the Minister of Tourism for Sennar Province. They put up a banner and brought
us cold drinks and figs, peanuts and bananas.
At dinner again I wasn’t hungry but forced some food down.
Following that I vomited and had diarrhea several times. Not a good start to
the mountain biking!
We soon got going again and at sunset stoppe a third time to eat, as in
ramadam you can only eat between certain hours of the day, starting at
sunset til quite early in the morning. So we stopped where some locals
had prepared food for some passers by, and us. The women went one way
and men the other. There was little english spoken but sitting alongside
the road in Sudan with 50 or so locals as the sun was setting ...
... are 3 hotels in town and we stayed at the Deffintoad...reputed to be the best in town (It has rconcrete floors as opposed to sand ones in the other hotels.) We looked in at all the others before we gingerly moved our belongings into something that resembled a prison cell from ...