Sudan - Desert and a Big River December 18th 2009 And so into Sudan. Largest country in Africa. Dominated by the Nile. Difficult to visit. Friendly hospitable people.
I would like to put up some photos but the link is not handling it here and keeps dropping out so will add them later.
Sitting here a little before dawn on the banks of the Nile in Khartoum at the Blue Nile Sailing Club it is just a bit chilly in the breeze blowing across the ... read more
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
We try to post about once a week, talking about where we have been, impressions we have gained and some photos. Our aim is to keep a record of our travels that will sustain us as the memories fade. We also want to keep those at home, and others who may be interested, informed - just in case we forget the best stories by the time we catch up again.
We are a couple of old-ish Australians keen to see and experience what we can before the backs, knees and hips give out completely. There have been extended periods of travel in the past with a major trip of 3 years on the road ending late 2011. ... full info