Sudan – pryamids, desert & not many visitors
5 December 2016 | Places
I’ve been rather slow in posting on my travels this year, I’ll try and catch up before the end of 2016, starting with a recent week in Sudan. I started and finished in Khartoum, the capital city, and travelled around North Sudan in between.
▲ Getting a visa can be ...
Egypt – Get Me Out of There!
1 February 2011 | The rest
The media is full of stories of Egyptian chaos and crowds camped out at Cairo Airport trying to get out of the country. Is there any other way out?
▲ January snow and my 9 year old daughter Tashi climbing Mt Sinai above St Katherine's Monastery.
On my first tr...
28 October 2009 | Living
Earlier this year I was fortunate to meet a man whom I admire enormously – Mo Ibrahim. Born in Sudan he followed a BSc at the University of Alexandria in Egypt with an MSc and then a PhD in the UK and a career in mobile technology culminated with setting up his own Af...