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Reunited!

After three weeks in England following Landy’s progress on the shipping tracking websites we flew back out to Istanbul to be reunited. A last minute delay in his leaving Port Said meant we had a few days longer in Istanbul than expected. On Sunday the shipping agents...

Port Sudan

Port Sudan is hot hot hot, but then we are here at the hottest time of year. Just as in Khartoum and elsewhere everyone is polite and friendly and it’s an absolute joy to be in this country. Our first couple of days were spent making contact and final arrangements...

Nubian mechanics

Not keen to hang around late with the cockroaches we were on the road pretty quick this morning. Having skipped breakfast we stopped as soon as we could for a coffee at a traditional coffee house. The only women were serving but we were both welcomed to take part and...

Tourist cockroaches

Today’s drive out towards Port Sudan first took us past the Meroe Pyramids. We noticed lots of shredded tyres decorating the roadside and a few small shrubs or trees but otherwise there was little to break up the flat desert. The occasional village of a few small...