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Sudan is not a very popular country with travelers. But that is mainly due to the unstable situation, not because of the rich past. The country in Africa has a number of special attractions. Which you can visit with challenging excursions.
Meroe is a special place with more than 200 pyramids in the desert. With palaces, bathhouses and an immense temple complex built by a relatively unknown culture. The Kush built these Nubian pyramids between 800 BC and 350 AD.
After which the Romans took over the administration. Numerous excavations have been done. Here, too, most important people were mummified. And covered with jewels. In addition, a bronze head of Emperor Augustus was excavated. A visit to Meroe is very impressive.