THE NILE ETC.Posted by Tore Nordenstam Tuesday, September 30 2008 16:03:08
KHARTOUM & OMDURMAN, 1977
From the centre of Khartoum
Oliver Leaman, philosopher
Håkan Törnebohm, the first professor of philosophy at the University of Khartoum
From left to right: Zarroug, Tore Nordenstam, Ibrahim Ahmed Omer,
Håkan Törnebohm, Rip Bulkeley, Tim Moore, Kamal Shaddad, Hugh Price
The pictures were taken in the autumn of 1977 in connection with a Panafrican philosophy conference organized by our Khartoum colleagues.
THE NILE ETC.Posted by Tore Nordenstam Saturday, March 15 2008 12:38:23
El Quseir on the Red Sea coast was just lovely in February-March!
More pictures here:
THE NILE ETC.Posted by Tore Nordenstam Friday, March 09 2007 18:14:40
I took the picture at the top of the blog in January last year with an ordinary little IXUS camera somewhere between Luxor and Aswan.
For me, this was the first time in Upper Egypt. But in many ways, it was like coming home again. Some decades ago, I spent five years in Khartoum, where the Blue Nile joins the White Nile. Last year in Southern Egypt, I was back in the kind of culture that I learned to know in the Northern part of the Sudan, the same welcoming attitude, even the same dialect of Arabic that I struggled with back in the sixties ...