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Getting There & Away

From Souq al-Koda, buses run along the smooth road to Gallabat (the Sudanese border town with Ethiopia) for S£36; the journey takes two hours. From the main bus station, which is on the Wadi Medani–Kassala road, a short taxi ride north of the centre, buses head to Khartoum (S£135, seven hours), Kassala (S£30, 2½ hours) and Wadi Medani (S£75, 3½ hours).