Omdurman

​So far we have done a lot of exploring the streets of Khartoum but have yet to go to a proper souk. So we decided to go to one today. The largest souk in the city is in a district called Omdurman to the North-West of central Khartoum.  We spent ages just wandering the covered … More Omdurman

Meroe Pyramids 

​Today started early by getting picked up by Osman, our driver for the day at 0630. We needed a driver as there is a minimal amount of public transport going in the direction of the pyramids and none on the return. The pyramids themselves are about 3 hours drive out of Khartoum, it took a … More Meroe Pyramids 

Sudan

​I arrived in Khartoum last night and Nick (a friend I work with), who had already landed, met me at the airport. We dropped my things off at the hotel and went out for an explore and some food. We ended up at a restaurant which had the Sweden vs Germany football game on, we … More Sudan

Cairo Layover

I had a late flight leaving London Heathrow so the six hour flight meant I arrived at Cairo International Airport at 0430, long before anyone should be awake on a Saturday morning. I had about 9 hours before I needed to be back at the airport to catch my flight onto Khartoum in Sudan. Having … More Cairo Layover