The Whirling Dervishes at the Hamed El Nile Mosque in the Omdurman district of Khartoum, Sudan.
Sufism, mystical Islamic belief and practice in which Muslims seek to find the truth of divine love and knowledge through direct personal experience of God.
The setting sun signals the end of the Whirling Dervishes:
Where to find the Whirling Dervishes, Friday afternoon/evening:
This post has been rewritten for Nomadic Backpacker and is based on my travels in Africa in 2015/2016