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Tamas Brunner
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Adventures in the Sudan.
after a sandstorm in Meroë Our trip to Meroë turned adventurous. As the heat decreased yesterday late afternoon, we went ahead to take a closer look at the pyramids. Hardly had we got there, we noticed a sand cloud in the distance. Then suddenly a bolt of l...

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Staying overnight at the pyramids.
on the bus to Begrawiya We have changed our Meroë plans. After yesterday's events we arrived at the conclusion that we had better take our time for travel in Sudan, as it has to be. We slept until eight in the morning in our hotel, called Kawther, where all...

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Inshallah.
in a taxi on the way to Naqa in the savanna Time passes slowly in the heat of Shendi, not much is going on, the people are lazy. Sudanese towns have not blown us away so far. We had asked breakfast for seven o'clock in the morning, at sunrise, so as to have...

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From the desert to the savanna.
the skyline of Shendi in the evening We have arrived in the dustiest town of our journey so far, Shendi. This is from where we plan to visit Meroë, Naqa, and Musawarat el-Sufra on the advice of Ahmed Mousa.The place is very run down; it has a single, shabby...

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Between two scorching deserts.
in the desert sand of Nuri Today it is el-gumaa , or Friday, the holy day of Islam. We have been on our journey for two weeks now, we are basically half way. We have spent another day in Kerima. We have had an unhurried programme, but here it cannot be done...

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The first Sudanese pyramids.
Ahmed Mousa and his family Here are the first pyramids in Sudan and the first Sudanese town. Wadi Halfa was just a tank town, Soleb was a small village, in Dongola we only changed busses, so Kerima is the first Sudanese town where we stopped on our journey ...

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A day of rest in the desert.
a mud house in our homestay in Soleb Today is the birthday of my dude Kurthy. And also the 12th anniversary of 9/11. We spent the whole day relaxing in Soleb, this small village on the Nile in the middle of the desert. Adri had a grip in her belly and it wa...

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In a small Nubian village
in the backyards of Soleb Suddenly the minibus stopped in the desert and everyone turned to us: we arrived in Wawa. They unloaded our backpacks from the roof, and our kind fellow travellers said goodbye to us with friendly looks. We were standing in the mid...

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Arab African spectacle.
aboard the ferry at Lake Nasser We have arrived in Wadi Halfa, the gate of Sudan and Africa. For me Africa begins somewhere here and not at the northern, Mediterranean coast of Africa as in a geographical sense. Wadi Halfa has been part of all travelogues g...

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Hazafelé a kairói reptéren.
az 1614-es volt a mi szobánk Utolsó sarmi napunkon a változatosság kedvéért csak pihentünk. Napkelte előtt még felkeltem pár szép képet készíteni, aztán visszafeküdtem Adri mellé, mint tegnapelőtt. Jól bereggeliztünk, én szokás szerint süttettem magamnak eg...
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