Monthly Archives: till 21 August 2012

August 21 – day 61

Tuesday august 21 2012, Today we ride from Al Qadarif to Al Garabat a small town at the border of Ethiopia, a fairly short distance of 150 km over a good road. We pass several small villages and everywhere we … Continue reading

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August 20 – day 60

We woke up in a completely deserted hotel in Wad Medani, we packed the cars swiftly because we had a breakfast with a minister of Sudan and his entourage. I think he was a bit tired from the diner we … Continue reading

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August 19 – day 59

Sunday august 19, 2012 After we packed the cars we went to the Dutch embassy in Khartoum where we were invited by Max en Peter who we met the night before for a cup of coffee. Today the plan was … Continue reading

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August 18 – day 58

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August 17 – day 57

Vrijdag 17 augustus Our guide has arranged we will visit tomorrow the SOS children village in Khartoum. Dirk prepares the Model-T for the next trips. We are visiting the big market of Khartoum. In the afternoon the new support team … Continue reading

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August 16 – day 56

Donderdag 16 augustus Meroe – Khartoum – 239km This is a travelling day. In the beginning the road is good, but overloaded with big trucks. Later on there are many holes and bad pavement, so it is dangerous for the … Continue reading

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August 15 – day 55

Woensdag 15 augustus Atbara – Meroe – 102 km. Yesterday evening there was a great sandstorm and the cars are covered with very fine sand. In the morning it is cloudy and not so warm. We like that very much. … Continue reading

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August 14 – day 54

Karima – Atbara – 303 km. Today we have to drive 262 kilometres through the Bayada desert. After 150 kilometres the T-Ford runs on two cylinders. Change of the fuelfilter does not solve the problem.But with a new ignition the … Continue reading

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August 13 – day 53

Karima – El Kurru – Karima The Model-T has a day off. In the landrover we visit two tombs near El Kurru. They are excavated in the rocks under pyramids and are totally decorated with images of the Pharaoh, of … Continue reading

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August 12 – day 52

Zondag 12 augustus Dongola – Karima – 180 km The T-Fort drives through a sandstorm.It is heavy, the sand is everywhere. In the desert Dirk changes the airfilter full of desertsand. Het stormt als we opstaan. Het regent zand. Dirk … Continue reading

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