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This story about a man who visited Bir Tawil (and claimed it as the "Kingdom of North Sudan" so his 8-year-old girl could be a princess, but that's another story) says that permission for the Egyptian authorities was required: This research led Heaton to seek permission from Egyptian authorities to travel to the remote, unpopulated plot of sand, ...


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The countries that have a problem with Israeli stamps in passports have a problem with Israel (the country) or maybe Jewish people (the religious group). The reason why they do is historic. In all due brevity, a Jewish nation has existed in areas that are now known as Israel in varying degrees of independence from 1000 BCE to around 100 or later CE. After ...


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You should have no problems with this itinerary. The comment on Wikivoyage is directed at those who use two passports to evade these difficulties. If your Israeli exit stamp is in passport #1 and you have a Jordanian entry stamp from the Israeli border in passport #2, Wikivoyage is saying you may still be refused entry by Arab League states like Sudan. I've ...


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No. I cycled this route from 25 - 27 Jan 2019 250km out of 312km are tarred. The first 30km are tarred. Then 50km of tracks, through villages, sometimes deep sand, difficult to know which tracks to follow as people seem to drive where they like. The locals advised to follow the power lines (which lead to Khartoum). I've marked this section in red below....


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My Arabic is minimal and that scan is pretty blurry, but the word next to Duration looks an awful lot like شهرين shahrayn which indeed means two months. (Fun fact: Arabic numbers have a dual case, which means you don't need to write the number 2 explicitly!) It's not clear to me if means you get two months from entry, or if it's just repeating the valid-...


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Presuming that's the annual rate, which the most common way for inflation to be expressed, that means that the average price of goods will be average 60% higher in one years time. Meaning, something that costs $1 on 01 JAN will cost $1.60 31 DEC. When prices actually increase is dependent on the merchants. In this case, merchants would raise their prices ...


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