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Apr 2, 2016 - 28 March 2016 - Wawa, Sudan

Well the wind picked up during the night to almost gale force and we awoke in the morning covered in a film of grit! I'm on cook group today - breakfast menu: cereal (with sand), scrambled eggs (with sand) and tea/coffee (with sand). A quick visit to the bathroom rock (with sandpaper and blow dry) and we were back on the truck to drive to our next stop, the small town of Wawa. On the way we stopped at the 3rd cataract of the Nile, a series of rapids with old villages and archealogical sites along the banks. The government of Sudan wanted to...

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Apr 2, 2016 - 29 March 2016 - Wadi Halfa, Sudan

Breakfast at 6.15am ready for a 7am walk down to the river Nile for our crossing to the other side to see the Temple of Soleb. The wind is not so strong but it is cold - didn't expect this in Sudan. We had to rummage in our bags to find jackets we haven't worn since the Simien Mountains. The crossing wasn't too bumpy though the boatman had to cross in a big loop to take accound of the current and the wind, which went in different directions. Once on the west bank of the Nile, we walked through groves of date palms to reach the temple, which...

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Mar 28, 2012 - Khartoum to Wadi Halfa

Monday 19th March Khartoum to Meroe We left Khartoum for the north of Sudan today; ruins, desert and a Red Sea resort near Port Sudan. Because we are camping again, we had to buy quite a bit of food before we left the city. After shopping, we set off through flat sandy country, very washed out looking. There were hundreds of trucks and buses on the way, mostly headed to the largest port in the country, Port Sudan on the Red Sea. This port also serves Ethiopia as it doesn’t have access to the sea since Eritrea split from Ethiopia about 12-15...

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