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Fellow passenger on Atbara Ferry  
   

Fellow passenger on Atbara Ferry

Karima to Atbara - Day 49

November 1st 2007
It took us ages to get onto the right road for Atbara. The eventual route was nothing akin to that shown on our maps. In fact a spanking new highway has been recently constructed across the desert more or less in a straight line from a point some 5 miles or so below the ferry crossing. When asking directions everyone was positive in saying “The road is just down there and you turn left”. I ... read more
Africa » Sudan » North » Atbara

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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