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Khartoum Part 2 Mar 2019

We left the pyramids and the desert to return to the capital of Khartoum in time for some Nuba wrestling.  Every Friday at 4pm, there

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Naqa & Mussawarat Mar 2019

Other than the pyramids, two other sites, Naqa and Mussawarat, together make up the UNESCO archaeological sites of the Meroitic Empire.  Naqa is one of

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Pyramids of Meroe Mar 2019

We arrive at our home for the next several days, Meroe Tented Camp, located in the remote desert land in Sudan.  Meroe Tented Camp is

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Faces of Sudan Mar 2019

We leave the Karima area to head towards Meroe via the Bayuda desert surrounded by sharp cone-shaped black basalt mountains and bounded by the loop

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Tombos & Kerma Mar 2019

Today we wake up and drive to the village of Tombos via the granite boulders of the Third Cataract of the Nile.  Cataracts are shallow

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Napatan Pyramids Mar 2019

Did you know that there are actually more pyramids in Sudan than there are in Egypt?  Even though much smaller in size, there are so

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Old Dongola & Jebel Barkal Mar 2019

Bright and early we leave Khartoum to head towards Karima about 6 hours drive north.  We journey through the flat Western Desert before reaching Wadi

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Khartoum Part 1 Mar 2019

When I tell my friends I’m traveling to Sudan, the most common response I get is “You are crazy!” or “Why Sudan? What’s there to

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