Monthly Archives: November 2010

Best Eats Khartoum…

So leaving aside the Ethiopian (seriously superb – probably my favourite meal here) and the Lebanese and the indifferent generic ‘international’ fare of colonial hotels (think club sandwiches and chicken cordon bleu) what we really wanted was just some local … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday To Me…

So yesterday was my birthday. And I spent the morning indulging in that almost-mythical luxury of doing nothing at all β™₯ I lay-in-bed and read-in-fits between almost-naps. If I’d managed marathon-reading and actual-sleep it woulda been perfect πŸ™‚ So in … Continue reading

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The Long Dusty Road…

So yesterday we headed off into Nubian territory in search of the 2000 year old Pyramids of Meroe north of Khartoum. Not as old nor as colossal and nowhere near as well-known as The Great Pyramid(s) of Egypt. Really who’s … Continue reading

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Whirling With The Dervishes…

So on Fridays as the sun is slowly slipping beyond the westbank of the Blue Nile … all the fun is to be had with the Sufis, The Dervishes of Khartoum, who converge at the clearing between the modest burial … Continue reading

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Ahlan A-fri-kaa…

Touched down. Knackered. Showered. Dinner. Ethiopian. Amazing. Satiated. All senses. Happy. Goodnight πŸ™‚ xox

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Brother & Sister…

xox

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Two …

Two days. With two of my favourite people. Who happen to be two of my favourite chefs. Satiated by two perfect lunches. Witnessed by two perfect little onesΒ β™₯β™₯ Mix it up with laughter and ‘souffle tips’ πŸ˜‰ Great friends and … Continue reading

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