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The laundry, my friend, is blowing in the wind  
   

The laundry, my friend, is blowing in the wind

Into the black

February 24th 2009
The ferry from Aswan to Wadi Halfa in Sudan leaves from the terminal at the High Dam, and I see a sign saying "Wlecome" (sic) as we drive along the dam's wall. My final shafting from Egypt turns out to be the hotel suggesting that I should take a taxi here as coming by train would still leave me a long way from the terminal - needless to say, the station is right next to it. A guard tells me I n ... read more
Africa » Sudan » North » Wadi Halfa

Sudanese Flag Military regimes favoring Islamic-oriented governments have dominated national politics since independence from the UK in 1956. Sudan was embroiled in two prolonged civil wars during most of the remainder of the 20th century. These conflicts were roo... ... read more
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