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  • For my Narnain friendLeave a mark that can't erase, Neither space nor time. 
So when the director yells "cut" I'll be fine. I'm forever young. I did have a few stories written for this blog, I have after all neglected to update it for a few months Posted by Dangermouse in Tales From The Wilderness | Mar 10, 2012
  • KhartoumHey everyone, Would you believe it I am sitting in an "air conditioned mall"......with fast internet.....Khartoum.....how quickly one adjusts......sat down at a coffee shop and ordered an iced coffee with real iceream and a bowl of fresh fruit salad + Posted by gennesseb in Gennesse B and her bike adventures | Feb 1, 2012
  • Dongala - SudanThankyou to everyone who has sent emails with encouragement and stories from home. I will try and reply to each of you somewhere along the line, but time restrictions will dictate that. Also please excuse my spelling etc, as Posted by gennesseb in Gennesse B and her bike adventures | Jan 31, 2012
  • Sandy, dusty Sudan Our hotel in Gondar, Ethiopia had a friendly vulture in the garden. Posted by AlTiffany2 in Alex's Round the World Gap Year | Aug 18, 2011
  • Camels have nothing on this mob.Town names are always something to be proud of. Who wouldn't, for example, be proud of living in Bong Bong, Cock Wash, Dismal Swamp, Burrumbuttock, Humpty Doo, Mount Buggery, Nowhere Else, Poowong, Rooty Hill, Useless Loop, Wee Waa, Woodie Woodie, Posted by Dangermouse in Tales From The Wilderness | Aug 9, 2011
  • Unexpected explosionsHave you ever been handed something quite dangerous?? I’m sure that at some point in our live our well-meaning friends and associates have managed to ask us to take possession of something they would rather not be holding onto themselves. Posted by Dangermouse in Tales From The Wilderness | Aug 1, 2011
  • If at first you don't succeed then skydiving is not for you.The Vice President’s wife or, more to the point, one of the Vice Presidents wives owns a plot of land out the back of Juba. Well owns may be a bit of a stretch, as it appears that all someone Posted by Dangermouse in Tales From The Wilderness | Jul 31, 2011
  • How to make an impressionIt’s funny how your perception can be altered by only getting a small piece of the information. Politicians have known this for years obviously, and I was quite taken by the concept in the last couple of weeks here in Posted by Dangermouse in Tales From The Wilderness | Jul 30, 2011
  • Exotic diseases and the "Shower of Death"I was fortunate enough to catch typhoid and malaria at the same time recently, though fortunate may be a little of an over exaggeration. It came on rather suddenly as well, and really caught me quite by surprise. At lunch Posted by Dangermouse in Tales From The Wilderness | Jul 30, 2011
  • BLINKY gets his nameThis tale may seem a little different from the others, and I did ponder whether to tell it at all. However it is because of this tale that it had to be told, a kind of Never Ending Story infinity Posted by Dangermouse in Tales From The Wilderness | Jul 30, 2011
  • The rise of Miss FireIt can’t be said that the local population aren’t making the most out of life. If fact they seem to have embraced capitalism with a kind of vigor not seen since Charlie Sheen discovered porn. There is very little you Posted by Dangermouse in Tales From The Wilderness | Jul 30, 2011
  • The idiots guide to landmine identificationI have long been a great admirer of how people in other countries drive on their roads. It’s not a criticism by any means, just a curious observation of how people behave when behind the wheel. In Kosovo for example, Posted by Dangermouse in Tales From The Wilderness | Jul 30, 2011
  • Gorillas in hats and vulgar loopsMy arrival into Juba, the capital of South Sudan, was again without fanfare. In fact I was starting to wonder if I would ever see a band heralding my arrival. Not that this has ever happened mind you, but I Posted by Dangermouse in Tales From The Wilderness | Jul 30, 2011
  • Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) to Juba (South Sudan)Our route: - Move the cursor on the map to identify places. Click to zoom in. - ===Saudi-Arabia=== Best hotel in Riyadh: Al Faisaliyah*****, A Rosewood Hotel (founded by Posted by LuxuryRogue in Gentleman Adventurer | Apr 23, 2011
  • Sudan (Khartoum and Meroe)Got our visa within one day at the Sudanese Embassy, just behind the Four Seasons Nile Plaza in Cairo. Flew to Khartoum on Egypt Air. City much nicer than expected. Visited nearby Omdurman (former home of Osama Bin Laden) and Posted by LuxuryRogue in Gentleman Adventurer | Sep 21, 2010
  • More Hot Weather and Cool peopleAt dawn we waved goodbye to the pyramids and headed to the road to hitch a lift back to Khartoum. After 3 minutes we saw a little yellow bus in the distance - almost double it's true height due to Posted by robandpol in LongWayHome | May 9, 2010
  • All of a sudden we're in the SudanThe 15th century castles, palaces and monasteries of Gondar were impressive indeed but they will not be our lasting memory of the Town. As we cycled in the usual scruffy young men tried to latch on - “You! You! Hotel?” Posted by robandpol in LongWayHome | Apr 21, 2010
  • Beyond DarfurBeyond Darfur …I lean back in my chair and try to watch the whole scene in front of my eyes with some distance. And I have to start smiling, because somehow it just seems absurd. With a big grin in her Posted by Andrene1 in Our Wild Journey | Feb 6, 2010
  • Khartoum - Ethopia went down the nile with a speedboat, that was fun... and saw some illegal schnaps-"distillery" original khartoum schnaps is made out of nile-water and unknown vegetables... interesting! i camped on the nile sailing club for 3 days.... there were som Posted by bahribar in Into The Wild | Dec 30, 2009
  • khartoumafter 30 hours on the ferry.... i arrived wadi halfa in sudan... ferry was ok saved myself a place on the roof, near the capt. cabin where its not that crowed.... met some nice british archologists... tried to avoid drinking Posted by bahribar in Into The Wild | Dec 27, 2009
  • SudanWhat a day! A first class cabin aboard the Nile River Corporation passenger ferry from Egypt to Sudan has several features. None of which remotely make me feel like Kate Winslet in Titanic. However, despite the very basic room, lumpy Posted by dawniecoz in Bob in Africa | Dec 27, 2009
  • Teach, Eat, Sleep.....Repeat!"There's not much to do here?", "Why did you come HERE of all places", "You're a teacher? Why didn't you go somewhere cool, like somewhere in Europe?" LOL! These are questions I have formulated answers to because I'm asked them Posted by kalagarner in My Adventures in Sudan | Oct 6, 2009
  • I've FINALLY arrived!The first thing that came to me was the smell. Africa smells different. It's not a strong smell, it's just a different smell. It is the same smell from three years ago in Ghana. I love it. As soon as Posted by kalagarner in My Adventures in Sudan | Sep 21, 2009
  • Hot hot hot Sudan!We still have four more days in Sudan and this is good! We arrived in Karthoum yesterday night - today was a rest day - Much needed. I went on an organized tour from an NGO that one of the riders Posted by soafrica in Africa on a bike | Jan 30, 2009
  • An introduction to Sudan - The land of surprisesThese five days entering in Sudan have been days of many "first" First real offroad rides: We started with a day of mostly pavement with about 30 kms of a sand & gravel - hum: Not so easy to bike Posted by soafrica in Africa on a bike | Jan 25, 2009
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