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We arrived at 3:30 am at the Khartoum airport where our family was waiting for us. Me my brother David and dad is the big team for this adventure. Our family is here, from dad site. So we arrived to Saria, the place where is our house, it's a very nice place in Khartum, safe like some police is always at the gate where you enter. So we talked till ...
... and told that we’d breached the national security by taking photos throughout the country?? We knew that photos were a sensitive topic in the country, and on arrival into the north of Sudan, and again in Khartoum, we had been required to pay for and sign a photo permit assuring that we wouldn’t take any shots of military, power stations or poverty in the country. This was understandable and we’d abided by it. However the chief stated that the ...
... found the elusive camel market.
We asked our tuktuk to wait and paid 7 Sudanese pounds to the guys working with the camels to let us in and take photos. This was a joy as most Sudanese shy away from cameras all together. There were big camels, small camels, baby camels and pregnant camels and we got quite close to all of them. The local men were super friendly and thought it was hilarious that we wanted to see the camels.
Right back ...
... of her and she fell. Her helmet protected her head
but she got a bit of a headache. She bruised her left shoulder but has been
otherwise ok. I am so happy she was not hurt badly. I told her that she isn’t allowed
to fall again.
We camped at Dead Camel Camp after 141km. The camp is so
named for the several carcasses scattered about nearby and all along this
route. Camels from all points south are taken in ...