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The World’s Most Inspiring Tours For Intrepid Travelers; Roger Sands; Forbes

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There are those intrepid travelers who prefer to go off the beaten path to seldom explored destinations that lift the spirits and ignite the imagination. The following tours are designed with the curiosity seeker in mind.

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World heritage: the Pyramids of Meroe, Sudan; Lyn Hughes; Wanderlust

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The ancient Kushite capital, marooned in the Sudanese desert, must be a top contender for the world’s most impressive least-visited site, reckons Lyn Hughes. Here’s why you should make the trip…

Source: World heritage: the Pyramids of Meroe, Sudan

Discover the Meroe Pyramids, Sudan; Jehan Alfarra; Middle East Monitor

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Why Sudan’s Remarkable Ancient Civilization Has Been Overlooked by History; Isma’il Kushkush; Smithsonian

The African nation’s pyramids and other archaeological sites are only now emerging from the shadow of its more storied neighbor to the north…

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Temple graffiti reveals stories from ancient Sudan; Suzanne Davis & Geoff Emberling; Conversation

Visitors to these sites had one particular religious ritual that may strike some as strange: they carved graffiti in important and sacred places.

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In Sudan, Rediscovering Ancient Nubia Before It’s Too Late; Amy Maxmen; Undark

Sudan – Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe

Long ignored by white archaeologists as a mere footnote, modern scientists are now racing to document what’s left of the ancient African civilization.

Source: In Sudan, Rediscovering Ancient Nubia Before It’s Too Late

A New Look at the Little-Known Pyramids of Ancient Nubia; Anika Burgess; Atlas Obscura

Sudan – Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe

A photographer’s journey deep into the Sudanese desert.

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Ancient Kush Sites Of Meroe Island, Sudan; World Atlas

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This island between the Atbara and Nile was once at the center of the mighty Kingdom of Kush.

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