|Grocery Stores - Many
small shops around town with Coca Cola (some are even chilled!), canned
goods, and staples such as rice, flour, etc. No beer or alcohol
Bakery -1000 year old bakery - at least it
seemed that old to us - that makes good flat bread. You should go
early in the morning to get the freshest, otherwise you can buy the same
bread at the little shops. 100 dinar for 10 pieces.
Market -Suakin has a wonderful fresh fruit and
veggie market in the little town. Big juicy grapefruits and
Water - Potable
drinking water can be arranged by Mohammed. Just drop your jerry
cans at the dingy landing and they will be filled sometime during the
day. In 2003 there was no charge to us
|Internet Access -
- None available in Suakin in 2003.
- Port Sudan There is a good place opposite the
Red Sea University in Port Sudan. Also at the Hilton Hotel and
one of the other main hotels.
Banks/ATMs - None - you must go to Port
Sudan to a bank or to the Hilton Hotel or one of the other hotels
to have money exchanged to local currency.
Propane Gas Canister Refill - See Mohammed
- although your canister will probably be taken by bus to Port Sudan to
Money Exchange - Mohammed will exchange some
US$ for dinars, otherwise you will have to go to Port Sudan.