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.

At the Dutch Embassy in Khartoum

Today the plan was to travel from Khartoum to Wad Madani, again we followed the Blue Nile passing beautiful villages.

villages

In Wad Madani we were supposed to meet mister. Mohammed Idris of Al jazira Motorsport, Dirk knew him through Mahmoud Ezzeldin of  Vintage Wheels. Till our surprise there where many people awaiting us including the minister of Youth and Sports Mr. Alsherif Alamin Alhindi and a general. After Dirk explains the technical details of a Model T Ford,

Dirk explains about the T-Ford

we went to a clubhouse that belonged to the government

Dirk with Alsherif Alamin Alhindi

where a television crew was waiting for us.

television interview

After the interview we were invited by Mohammed to his county house.

at Mohammed’s place

At night we were invited by the minister to have diner in his house,

group photo

a journalist of a newspaper was also present and interviewed Dirk about the WorldTour.

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One Response to August 19 – day 59

  1. It was a great honor to meet up with the T ford team, we had a very pleasant time with you all and we hope to meet you more and more.. looking forward to your next visit to Sudan, Wad Madani however we want you to come in an air plane so as to spend more time with us.

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