Travel Blogs from Khartoum
... und es nur dem fortgeschrittenen Alter der meisten Derwische zuzuschreiben ist, dass es nicht flotter zu Sache geht.
Am Abend bessert sich die Versorgungssituation dramatisch, alle Restaurants sind offen und fast vollbesetzt. Man speist mit Kind und Kegel bis weit nach Mitternacht und wir haben eine Menge Spaß, als wir endlich Platz für mehr als 10 Personen gefunden ...
Unfortunately the 3 nights of getting little sleep had finally caught up to me and although I had slept well my whole body felt tired when the alarm went off.
Already feeling overwhelmed by the generosity that Zuheir and Nebis had shown us, waking up to find the table set and ready for breakfast was a shock. We all sat down and enjoyed eggs, fruit, coffee, tea, toast and it was all fabulous. We got chatting at ...
... we were invited to sit down by his mother.
There were two women and eight children of various ages and an old man. The y
are happy and hospitable and despite hardly being able to talk we had a good
time. The mother shooed the the kids up to give us their seats and one of the
older girls brought water, bread and foule for us. Very generous.
Riders were beginning to arrive at camp telling horror
stories of the day. They said it was the longest, ...
... was meant to be a 2-3 hour minibus journey
to Gallabat and from there a 7 hour journey to Khartoum. He got the
first leg of the trip coreect, but having changed drivers half way
through, the new one didn't know where to take us for buses to Khartoum,
and was instructing us to staythe night in Gallabat, eventually one of
the passengers explained it to him and he worked out where we were meant
to go, but it seemed, from our poiint ...
... is not possible but it will make unloading the vehicle at the other end a lot easier.
We put the cars on the pontoon which is an un seaworthy flat barge, and then left to return
Wadi Halfa Sudan