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Sesibi

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Arriving at the West Bank landing of the New Delgo Ferry
Arriving at the West Bank landing of the New Delgo Ferry
Sudan flag, New Delgo Ferry
Sudan flag, New Delgo Ferry
West Bank of the Nile
West Bank of the Nile
The New Delgo Ferry deposits you on the West Bank south of the Temple of Sesibi
The New Delgo Ferry deposits you on the West Bank south of the Temple of Sesibi
Road cut into the bank leading up from the ferry landing
Road cut into the bank leading up from the ferry landing
Beehive Tomb, Nubia
Beehive Tomb, Nubia
Mosque and cemetery in a West Bank Nubian village
Mosque and cemetery in a West Bank Nubian village
Nubian village south of Sesibi on the West Bank of the Nile
Nubian village south of Sesibi on the West Bank of the Nile
Tidy Nubian house with stripes painted along the roofline
Tidy Nubian house with stripes painted along the roofline
An old abandoned Nubian house
An old abandoned Nubian house
Nubian village mosque with a tall minaret south of Sesibi
Nubian village mosque with a tall minaret south of Sesibi
Three Palms
Three Palms
Nubian village mosque south of Sesibi (N20 05.3/E030 33.34)
Nubian village mosque south of Sesibi (N20 05.3/E030 33.34)
The main road on the West Bank of the Nile through Nubia north of Dongola is unpaved (2009)
The main road on the West Bank of the Nile through Nubia north of Dongola is unpaved (2009)
The Nubian village at Sesibi
The Nubian village at Sesibi
The ancient Egyptian temple of Sesibi on the West Bank of the Nile, Nubia
The ancient Egyptian temple of Sesibi on the West Bank of the Nile, Nubia
Sesibi was founded by the Egyptians during the XVIII Dynasty (14th C. BC)
Sesibi was founded by the Egyptians during the XVIII Dynasty (14th C. BC)
Ruins of the Temple of Aten built by Akhenaten
Ruins of the Temple of Aten built by Akhenaten
Temple of Sesibi dedicated to the One God, Aten
Temple of Sesibi dedicated to the One God, Aten
Akhenaten, the Heretic King, worshiped the Aten (the sun disk), establishing the world's first monotheistic religion
Akhenaten, the Heretic King, worshiped the Aten (the sun disk), establishing the world's first monotheistic religion
Akhenaten was suceded by Tutankhamun who restored the traditional Egyptian pantheon
Akhenaten was suceded by Tutankhamun who restored the traditional Egyptian pantheon
Scant remains of the Temple of Aten at Sesibi
Scant remains of the Temple of Aten at Sesibi
One column of the Temple of Sesibi
One column of the Temple of Sesibi
Arabic graffiti carved into the Temple of Sesibi
Arabic graffiti carved into the Temple of Sesibi
Temple of Sesibi, Upper Nubia
Temple of Sesibi, Upper Nubia
Temple of Sesibi, ca 1350-1330 BC
Temple of Sesibi, ca 1350-1330 BC
Temple of Sesibi, XVIII Dynasty
Temple of Sesibi, XVIII Dynasty
Pitted base of a column, Temple of Sesibi
Pitted base of a column, Temple of Sesibi
Temple of Sesibi, three columns and a pile of rubble
Temple of Sesibi, three columns and a pile of rubble
View from the Temple of Sesibi
View from the Temple of Sesibi
Temple of Sesibi
Temple of Sesibi
Jebel Sesi capped by ruins of a 5th C. AD fortress
Jebel Sesi capped by ruins of a 5th C. AD fortress
Jebel Sesi, 1 km NE of the Temple of Sesibi
Jebel Sesi, 1 km NE of the Temple of Sesibi
View of the new guesthouse in Sesibi from the side of Jebel Sesi
View of the new guesthouse in Sesibi from the side of Jebel Sesi
Climbing Jebel Sesi
Climbing Jebel Sesi
Climbing Jebel Sesi
Climbing Jebel Sesi
Ruins of the 5th C. AD fortress at Jebel Sesi
Ruins of the 5th C. AD fortress at Jebel Sesi
Ruins of the 5th C. AD fortress at Jebel Sesi
Ruins of the 5th C. AD fortress at Jebel Sesi
View of the Nile from Jebel Sesi looking south
View of the Nile from Jebel Sesi looking south
Fertile fields on the banks of the Nile seen from Jebel Sesi
Fertile fields on the banks of the Nile seen from Jebel Sesi
Fertile fields on the banks of the Nile seen from Jebel Sesi
Fertile fields on the banks of the Nile seen from Jebel Sesi
Crumbling ruins of the 5th C. AD fortress at Jebel Sesi
Crumbling ruins of the 5th C. AD fortress at Jebel Sesi
Fertile fields on the banks of the Nile seen from Jebel Sesi
Fertile fields on the banks of the Nile seen from Jebel Sesi
Rruins of the 5th C. AD fortress at Jebel Sesi
Rruins of the 5th C. AD fortress at Jebel Sesi
Panoramic view of the Nile from Jebel Sesi
Panoramic view of the Nile from Jebel Sesi
Panoramic view of the Nile from Jebel Sesi
Panoramic view of the Nile from Jebel Sesi
Panoramic view of the deserts west of the Nile from Jebel Sesi
Panoramic view of the deserts west of the Nile from Jebel Sesi
View of the Nile looking north from Jebel Sesi
View of the Nile looking north from Jebel Sesi
Nubian village on the West Bank of the Nile beneath Jebel Sesi
Nubian village on the West Bank of the Nile beneath Jebel Sesi
Nubian village on the West Bank of the Nile beneath Jebel Sesi
Nubian village on the West Bank of the Nile beneath Jebel Sesi
Timeless Nubian village on the banks of the Nile, Sesibi
Timeless Nubian village on the banks of the Nile, Sesibi
View north from Jebel Sesi
View north from Jebel Sesi
The architecture of this region has remained unchanged for centuries
The architecture of this region has remained unchanged for centuries
Ruins of the hill fort at Sesibi
Ruins of the hill fort at Sesibi
The new guesthouse at Sesibi
The new guesthouse at Sesibi
We're invited in to see the new guesthouse
We're invited in to see the new guesthouse
Nubian guesthouse at Sesibi, not yet open in December 2009
Nubian guesthouse at Sesibi, not yet open in December 2009
This place looks like it will be real nice when it opens sometime in 2010
This place looks like it will be real nice when it opens sometime in 2010
Waiting for the final finishing touches
Waiting for the final finishing touches
Courtyard of the new Nubian guesthouse at Sesibi
Courtyard of the new Nubian guesthouse at Sesibi
The harsh desert surrounding Sesibi
The harsh desert surrounding Sesibi
A desert track cutting across a bend in the Nile between Sesibi and Soleb 40km away
A desert track cutting across a bend in the Nile between Sesibi and Soleb 40km away
Desert northwest of Sesibi
Desert northwest of Sesibi
Cutting across the desert saves around 15km vs following the river to Soleb
Cutting across the desert saves around 15km vs following the river to Soleb
For this camel, that was perhaps 15 km too much...
For this camel, that was perhaps 15 km too much...
A camel that didn't survive the trek northward to market in Egypt
A camel that didn't survive the trek northward to market in Egypt
Camel hide with bleached bones
Camel hide with bleached bones
Dead Camel Highway between Sesibi and Soleb
"Dead Camel Highway" between Sesibi and Soleb
Camel skull
Camel skull
This was the first dead camel we saw, but not the last
This was the first dead camel we saw, but not the last
Dead Camel Highway between Sesibi and Soleb
"Dead Camel Highway" between Sesibi and Soleb
Dead Camel Highway between Sesibi and Soleb
"Dead Camel Highway" between Sesibi and Soleb
Dead Camel Highway between Sesibi and Soleb
"Dead Camel Highway" between Sesibi and Soleb
Dead Camel Highway
"Dead Camel Highway"
Dead Camel Highway on the west bank of the Nile, Nubia
"Dead Camel Highway" on the west bank of the Nile, Nubia
Dead Camel Highway between Sesibi and Soleb
"Dead Camel Highway" between Sesibi and Soleb
Route marker along the Dead Camel Highway
Route marker along the "Dead Camel Highway"
Another camel that didn't survive the Dead Camel Highway
Another camel that didn't survive the "Dead Camel Highway
Dead Camel Highway
"Dead Camel Highway"
The rest area at the end of Dead Camel Highway
The rest area at the end of "Dead Camel Highway"
SudanDec09 1665.jpg
SudanDec09 1665.jpg
Ruins of what looks like a mudbrick fort
Ruins of what looks like a mudbrick fort
sesibi dead camel highway.jpg
sesibi dead camel highway.jpg
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