To Remind Me I'm Alive... April 22nd 2006 "Don't cycle in the North of Sudan, many foreigner die trying to do this",
"Why do they die" I Replied,
"Wild animals", the immigration officer replied.
The guide book has a section on banditry, Osama bin laden
used to call this home, slavery in is still a problem and even
more tragically Darfur and genocide keep popping up in the
news. This was Sudan. Would its live up its horrendous media
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Africa » Sudan » North » Khartoum 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
Well I guess I sold out and started a blog. Everything I wanted to get away from I am now becoming.
This trip started in the summer of 2005 with the idea to cycle from the UK to South Africa. Now in Cairo and nine months into the trip peer pressure and the sad admittance that, yes I guess it could be fun, has resulted in me starting this blog. Its just ramblings of my thoughts, emotions and observations as I cycle along.
The idea of a long bike trip came from a late night conversation with a friend after returning from previous travels. I said "What should I do with my life," he replied... full info