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Old 19 Oct 2005
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up the Nile on a BMW + Sudan visa update

Hi people, anyone between Cairo and Aswan? Update on Sudan visa, US$100 and 1 day in Cairo. Ride safe, Mike
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Mike,

Thanks for the update. Let's hope it's still the same when I'm there next year.
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Further to the Sudan Visa saga, in Aswan, Mr.Idris, Mob:0020106845201 appears to be the local Sudan Consul and can get visas quickly and also sort out ferry tickets, a really good contact. Ride safe, Mike.
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hey there!

I'm also headed to Sudan. In Cairo at the moment getting my Visa sorted - will submit it all tomorrow, but i've heard it can take a long time... What was your experience?

Also, do you know when the Aswan ferries are running to Wadi Halfa? Is it still Mondays?

take care!
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Hi all. Mr. Idris mentioned above is not the consul, he works for the ferry company. You can find him in the ferry office in the mornings before the ferry leaves or call his mobile for help getting on the ferry. He is very very friendly and helpful- like most Sudanese people I met! Aparantly he can help you get you a Sudan visa in Aswan, but it is so fast and easy (if not cheap- $US100) to get it in Cairo, that I suggest that.
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Yes, I think you may be right about Idris but on a slightly different subject, Ethiopian visa in Khartoum, went in at 0930 Tues paid $US20 and had my visa that same PM. Ride safe, Mike
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