The Logistics of Getting to Sudan

I’m really, really, really trying to make it to Sudan ..  and it looks like the universe is conspiring with me. Fact #1 – A woman in my travel group ventured to Sudan, with her kids …  and she lives near me. We’re meeting Wednesday. Fact #2 – I came upon a tour group offering…

Dreaming of Sudan

I read a lot of Kola Boof. When I found out that Sudan was part of the kingdom folks love to visit in Egypt, I couldn’t help but start studying the pyramids at Meroe. I also found out that Sudan is always looking for native English speakers to teach English. Then I thought since I…

Bookmark: 20 New Hotels Open in Africa

There are about 54 countries on the continent of Africa and we’ve only been to one.  While in South Africa we wanted to visit Namibia, Botswana, and Tanzania as well but there was so much to see that we spent the whole three weeks in SA. Ethiopia (the only African country to never be colonized)…

5 Surprising Things About South Africa

We spent three weeks in South Africa in late August and early September. The experience that was one has varies by what you bring into the situation. As a Black person living in America I was excited to be returning to the continent of my ancestors and excited to meet some South Africans. Due to some of the blog posts I read, I was a little worried about crime (car jackings) and people trying to take advantage of us. Thankfully, we didn’t have any problems in any of the three major cities (Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban) that we visited.