Wadi Halfa is a small town on a hill with one main street and a lot of traffic once a week when the ferry comes in. The processing for entering Sudan is usually painless but plodding. Though it has many steps and you will probably have to ask directions a few times along the way….
Al-Nilain ( آنلاين) is the largest mosque beside the Nile from Lake Victoria to the Mediterranean. It was built almost 30 years ago and was designed to resemble the Muslim prayer cap known as a tagia. If traffic is good it is a scenic 10 minute taxi ride over the white nile bridge from downtown Khartoum….
Sudan has a large population of Sufis, a more mystic, emotional sect of Islam. One of the largest gatherings is every Friday evening as the sun goes down in Omdurman. The location is in the middle of a large cemetery, beside a beautiful shrine. View Larger Map
When we hear the words “Pyramids” most people think about Egypt and Pharaohs and mysterious black magic. If you have ever been to the Egypts pyramids you know that they are immense tourist traps. But those big piles of rock in Egypt are actually copies of the origional pyramids here in Sudan. In Sudan the…
Here are a few pictures from Midhat’s latest trip.