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Pyramids of Meroe Photo 11

Pyramids of Meroe

January 22nd 2008
We arrived at the pyramids at Meroe at sunset and drove behind a nearby dune to set up camp. Practically before the truck came to a stop, we abandoned our truck jobs (Kathie was meant to cook and I was to throw tents off the roof) and raced to the site to get photos of the pyramids in the light of the setting sun. The next morning we paid to enter the site and explored the pyramids whilst gettin ... read more
Africa » Sudan

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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