Sun and Shade – A Sudanese Summer Collage.
Title photo, Omdurman camel market. Below, welcome shade on Tuti Island, Khartoum.
If you are concerned about the potentially devastating impact of climate change on Sudan and how water literacy work undertaken in our literacy circles can help, see Heat and Dust.
A shady breakfast on Baladiyyah Street, Khartoum
Laundry drying under the nim trees of Qasr EL-Nil Street, Khartoum. See The Makwagi – The Ironing Man to read a 1940’s description of the ironing man’s work.
Above, the Khalifa’s House Omdurman on a late summer’s evening. Below, thirsty work for men and their donkeys traveling in the midday heat.
Above, water for the weary passerby kept cool in public ziahs.
Above, sheltering from the blistering midday heat at a tea stall on Tuti Island
Tea and coffee seller’s stall locked away on a Friday morning. See Coffee and Conversation for more on Khartoum’s tea ladies.
Summer yellows against black off Qurashi Park, Khartoum. Below, striking a deal under the searing sun in Omdurman camel market.
Camel market, Omdurman
Above, Jebel Awlia, Khartoum
Above and below, heat haze over Meroe.
Above, on the road to Meroe during the floods.
Below, dust storm in Khartoum, 2018
Above, workers wait as a pall of dust descends on Zubeir Pasha Street, Khartoum.
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