"get travelling early" Top 5 Page for this destination Sudan Favorite Tip by uglyscot

Sudan General: 41 reviews and 37 photos

Favorite thing: it seems obvious in a hot country to start travelling early in the morning before the roads get busy and the temperature rises.
When I was teaching at the university, I sometimes had lectures at 7 a.m. and we lived outside the capital I learned to enjoy the early start, except in winter.


Pylons, posts and trees
Flash past
Plunging into the horizon
And I press on
To meet them.
Hair streaming around me
Roar of the wind in my ears
Hum of the wheels
On the shimmering tarmac

Dun dust and thorns
Rush by
And I press on
To escape them.
Opalescent light rises
To shimmer and sheen;
Dust clouds uplift
From the spinning wheels.

Urbanization creeps slowly upon me,
Commuters wait yawning beside the road,
Heavy traffic thunders towards me;
Change gear.
Slow speed

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  • Written Nov 20, 2007
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