Temple of Amun in Naga. Sheep guard the temple entrance. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naqa
Meroitic Temple of Amun. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naqa
The endless Sudanese desert. The pyramid field of Meroë lies nearby.
The sun sets over the pyramids of Meroë. Feb 2017
Exploring the pyramid fields of Meroë.
Often, red sandstorms blend sky and land.
Sand dunes threaten to cover the pyramids.
Workers are constantly digging out the sand from around the pyramids.
Wind sculpted san dunes surround the pyramids.
Local villagers are ready and willing to let you ride their camel. For a price! Feb 2017.
A few of the pyramids look new. It's because they are reconstructed.
A closer look at the difference between the reconstructed and original pyramids.
Nubian pyramids differ significantly from Egyptian pyramids. They are smaller (20-90 ft) with much steeper sides (70° angles) - and most were build two thousand years after the great pyramids of Giza.
Sudan's color palette - blue and orange.
Nomadic life at a well.
Donkeys are ubiquitous - and are often the transport of choice in the villages.
The Lyft of Sudan -- the pickup truck.