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Photos: Royal Cemetary/City of Meroe

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Do you see the camel? I was out there man. That black sand looking stuff is burnt rock from the sun. Freaking hot doesn’t describe the heat of Sudan in summer. Not to worry though, I had a litre of water and a biscuit.

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The ancient Royal Cemetary of Meroe is one of Sudan’s most spectacular sights. The Meroitic pharoahs thrived from 592 BC until overrun by the Abyssinians in AD 350.

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A couple of the pyramids were restored by I think it was the British. Just to give an idea of what they were like back in the day.

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It was pretty cool to get to actually touch stuff that was that old. I don’t think your supposed to, and I doubt that it is possible in Egypt, so you gotta do when you can. They say even the graffiti goes back centuries.

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