Sunday, March 23, 2008

Week 3 in Aswan

I really thought that I was going to get my visa for Sudan today. I woke up this morning and it seemed like fate. But I guess not.

The boat for Sudan comes once a week and it leaves on Mondays.

I've been in Aswan for 3 weeks now waiting for my visa. I could have either applied for a visa in Cairo or Aswan but everyone said it was better in Aswan. It was supposed to be a 2 hour process except that they made Americans wait for 2 days just to be anti-American.

Coming to Aswan was clearly the right decision. I've had a good time here. It's much cheaper than Cairo. But I can't stay here forever and it's almost time to make some hard decisions.

It's desperately hot right now and getting hotter by the week.

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