We went from the lowest of lows to fantastic highs in a short time. After our rest day in Dongola, we had tarmac all the way to Khartoum. 4 days that consisted of 140km, 140km, 160km and 100km. We were racing down the highway with great tailwinds. We were reaching speeds of 57km/hr and that is not going downhill.
Sudan is one of the most least understood country’s in Africa and yet it is one of the friendliest of all the places we cycled through.
Sudan’s Deep Sand: Bike Stands Alone According to Rae and John, two retired Air Force Pilots who are taking part in the Tour this year, what we have been through these past 2 weeks is as difficult as basic training for the military. And I believe it! These past 4 days have been the most mentally and physically challenging days… Read More
I know I told you that you wouldn’t be hearing from us for awhile, but here we are in Wadi Halfa, Sudan, at an internet Cafe. Our trucks are late arriving from Egypt, so we are staying an extra day at the border. I have to say that I am really happy about that. The people in this town are… Read More