Category Archives: Travel

Yambio – It Feels Like Home

I have never felt so lazy to write like I am today. I wonder if it is something to do with the bout of malaria fever that I am just recovering from or is because this place feels so much … Continue reading

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Bentiu

Today, the fifteenth day of November 2012 the year of the Lord, I am in Bentiu the capital of the oil rich Unity State of the Republic of South Sudan. I arrived here after one and half-hour’s flight from Juba … Continue reading

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Impressions of Aweil

  My last day in Aweil was a long hot sunny day. I went up and down many roads in town, if there is anything like up and down in Aweil, for the landscape is so flat and the sky is … Continue reading

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Aweil

  Tonight I am in Aweil, the capital of Northern Bahr El Ghazal state of the Republic of South Sudan, the world’s newest nation, having seceded from the Republic of Sudan on 21 July 2011. I arrived here at 1445hrs having … Continue reading

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Wau – Western Bahr El Ghazel

Riverside Lodge (Photo credit: bboylanky) Tonight I am in the Wau River Lodge located just a few meters from the Jur River in Wau town, the capital of the South Sudanese state of Western Bagr El Ghazel, that borders the … Continue reading

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Rumbek – Lake State, South Sudan

Tonight I am in Rumbek the capital of Lakes State of the Republic of South Sudan, probably more than 400km north of Juba the Republic’s capital. I landed here at about 5pm local time and checked into Afex Group Campsite, just a few … Continue reading

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Trip to Bor in Jonglei State

It was nice being in Bor, the capital of the South Sudan state of Jonglei last week. The three-day field trip to Bor gave me a great needed break from the hassle and bustle of Juba that I usually go … Continue reading

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