The end Ramadan is the start of a multi-day party of family visits and food. This makes it a good time to also get married, since everyone is in town and in a festive mood. These pictures are another example of how Sudan isn’t your normal “arab” country. First notice that I spent a lot [...]
When we hear the words “Pyramids” most people think about Egypt and Pharaohs and all that crazy black magic. If you have ever been to the pyramids you know that they are immense tourist traps. But those big piles of rock in Egypt are actually copies of similar piles here in Sudan. The piles here [...]
After a month of preparations and making connections in Cairo I will be taking the boat to Sudan on Monday. My biggest accomplishment while here was getting back into running every day. Hopefully I won’t need the speed but it boosts the confidence to know that it is there.
Taken in northern Xinjiang, amongst a family that became my friends.