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  • Sudan: Kingdom of Kush & Nubian Black Pharaohs==Itinerary== We flew from Seattle to Paris, then to Khartoum, the capital of Sudan. (We did not visit South Sudan, which is now a separate country.) We spent 8 days in Sudan, visiting Khartoum and Posted by janejoe in Sudan, Ethiopia & Djibouti - 2019 | Feb 9, 2019
  • Khartoum - Sahara==This is not a recent trip, rather it is taken from the journal I wrote on our adventures in Sudan in 2004. == Breakfast is a substantial affair, with egg, sausage, toast, fruit, yoghurt, muesli etc. I fill up as much Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 15, 2004
  • Bristol - Khartoum==Saturday 13th November 2004 Bristol – Khartoum== ==This is not a recent trip, rather it is taken from the journal I wrote on our adventures in Sudan in 2004. == Ever since I first read [[https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3127042-impossibl Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 14, 2004
  • Sudan #9The flight to Khartoum cost about $375 and took 14h 35m. The total distance is 7,229 km. I stayed in Khartoum for 4 days at Al Salam Rotana 4-Star Hotel. with a rate of $252 a night the total amount Posted by donaldduck11 in World Tour | Jun 4, 2018
  • KhartumWent by bus from Bahir Dar to Addis Abeba and by plane to Khartum. And with the weekly train to Wadi Halfa and the boat to Assuan. This train did have a unclear departure time. Fortunately i had a 1. class Posted by UliS in East Africa 2013 | May 18, 2018
  • Around OmdurmanHaving a cuppa tea outside the Ethiopian church in the morning. As it was Friday, town was rather quiet. After a quick cuppa tea outside the Ethiopian Church, we took the buses t Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 6, 2014
  • Jetting off to the Red Sea Today, it is my turn to go to Khartoum [Khartoum-travel-guide-1178590]’s railway station. I needed to buy my ferry from Wadi Halfa [Wadi-Halfa-travel-guide-1334920] to Aswan. I got there easily by bus, having made the journey with Marius yesterday. I go Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 7, 2014
  • Sunday, my day of restSudan Red Sea Resort garden area. Resting up and consolidating my thoughts Today is my day of rest at the Sudan Red Sea Resort; time for reading/planning and consolidating ideas Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 8, 2014
  • Where no one can hear you scream It was a very bad start to the day. They door lock wouldn’t respond to the turn of the key this morning. I tried it deep and shallow but to no avail. I needed to pee. I had to do Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 9, 2014
  • To the town of Port Sudan & SuakinGateway in Suakin town. The wind that had picked up yesterday afternoon was still blowing strong when I woke. I’m lucky I hadn’t elected to dive a day later. I would have been th Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 10, 2014
  • Back to Khartoum I lazed most of the morning away playing with my newfound (but slow despite 3G) connectivity to the world. Soon it was time to check-out and kill some time before going to the airport at 1500 for an 1800 flight Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 11, 2014
  • Camel marketThe camel market was disappointing when benchmarked against Imbaba outside Cairo, but 22 years ago. After breakfast, I went to buy my bus ticket to Dongola for tomorrow. I repeate Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 12, 2014
  • To the capital of the Northern StatePit stop between Khartoum and Dongola. I set the alarm for 0300 to allow plenty of time to catch public transport to the bus departure point. The hotel receptionist said that the Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 13, 2014
  • Daytrip to Jebel Barkal in KarimaKarima town. It wasn’t a surprise that I’d feel cold in the wee hours of the morning. After all, it was cool yesterday when I arrived at 1100 yesterday. I woke to put on an extra Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 14, 2014
  • Chilling or killing time? I decided I needed a day “off” from travelling around. I had woken up around 0300 again from the cold even though I was more warmly dressed. I couldn’t sleep for a few hours then must have nodded off and Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 15, 2014
  • New day in a new country, SudanComing in to land at Khartoum with the river Nile ... not sure if Blue or White! Arriving in Khartoum [Khartoum-travel-guide-1178590] Parts of the 11h wait at Riyadh dragged on. Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 3, 2014
  • City of two NilesThe Khartoum Youth Hostel where I stayed. I woke at 0545 and stayed in bed till about 0730. There was no point getting out of bed too early as the Nova Airways office at the airp Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 4, 2014
  • Long day to the PyramidsOur brief stop in the town of Shendi. Today is our big excursion from Khartoum [Khartoum-travel-guide-1178590] to the pyramids at Meroe. Marius and I left the hostel around 0800 Posted by alexchan in 2014 Sudan & Egypt | Mar 5, 2014
  • Door naar Khartum, Sudan14 Oktober. Khartoum. Alweer een hoofdstad verder. Tijd voor de blog. Vanuit de kou en de regen van Ethiopië zitten we nu in de drukkende warmte van Sudan (37plus graden). En geen koud pilsje om dit te verhelpen: Sudan Posted by Jan-en-Anneke in Van Kaapstad naar Caïro en verder | Oct 14, 2013
  • Day 215 –A Policeman’s BreakfastDay break revealed a very different scene to the one we’d envisioned in the dark of the night. Our campsite was besides a field where men were bagging onions and donkeys and Toyota's began another days work under the Sudanese Posted by ibeamish in The Scramble for Africa | May 6, 2012
  • Day 214 – Two Deserts In One DayOur decision to follow the co-ordinates and go for a starlit dune drive had paid dividends. Unzipping the tent door revealed a pyramid filled vista bathed in the early morning sun. Through the mesh of the tent we could see Posted by ibeamish in The Scramble for Africa | May 6, 2012
  • Day 213 – Temples and Starlit Camps Mazir was a man we’d never met. His job title was fixer and he lived in Wadi Halfa a town at the southern end of Lake Nasser in Northern most Sudan not far from the border with Egypt. He would Posted by ibeamish in The Scramble for Africa | Apr 30, 2012
  • Day 212 – The Sudanese Are The Nicest Nation On The PlanetThe artificial darkness of the heavily woven curtains combined with the perfectly cooled room extended our slumber almost indefinitely. Sadly we had a few tasks to undertake including the procurement of a sim-card and some new shock absorbers. The holiday Posted by ibeamish in The Scramble for Africa | Apr 30, 2012
  • Day 211 - The Dancing DervishesWe were making exceptional time. The previous evening we’d pulled up in the dark outside of a small village 180km’s from Khartoum. The night had been awful. Hot winds had hounded us. The tent walls had performed a night-long round Posted by ibeamish in The Scramble for Africa | Apr 29, 2012
  • Back In The SudThere is something rather unsettling about walking about in minefields. It’s that whole your next step could be your last one on two legs, or even alive, kind of feeling. You know the one. It’s the kind of feeling Posted by Dangermouse in Tales From The Wilderness | Mar 24, 2012
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