Hello Africa

December 29, 2015 – Christmas miracles do happen. On Dec. 22 as we drifted down the Nile on a felucca (sailboat) we hadn’t gotten very far from Aswan when we saw our friend Ahmed running down the riverbank towards us shouting ‘Your visas are here!’. We scrambled off the boat and into a taxi and … More Hello Africa

All I Want for Christmas is a Visa for Sudan

December 21, 2015 – We’re feeling right at home in beautiful hospitable Egypt now as we sit in the bazaar drinking tea. Smoke from the bubbling hookahs swirling overhead, call to prayer reverberating in every direction from the minarets, we sip our tea and watch the general 24/7 chaos that is daily life in Aswan. … More All I Want for Christmas is a Visa for Sudan