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Dec 3, 2010 - To Old Fangak

Flying into Juba, Sudan looked like flying into a war zone. Smoking fires dotted the landscape and a smoky haze blanketed the horizon as we approached until we could see the shiny dots of tin roofs slowly turning into something that looked like a city. Juba is a bizarre city of typical Sudanese poverty mixed with a booming NGO economy. We stayed in a stone barracks-type building called a "hotel" that was $130 a night. Five years ago they say Juba had 10 cars- now it had hundreds, most of them Toyota Cruisers tattooed with "UN" or any other...

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