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Nov 15, 2009 - Maasai Tribe Village / Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

After all the excitement of the Serengeti, we had another two exciting days – the following which were our highlights: 1.Visiting a Maasai Tribe Village The Maasai people are an indigenous African ethnic group of semi-nomadic people located in Tanzania and Kenya. They are pastoralists (not farmers) and we saw them grazing their cattle in many parts of Tanzania. They are immediately recognizable by their dress – usually red, purple or blue draping cloth. We had an opportunity to visit a Maasai tribe village in the Serengeti and gained an...

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Nov 13, 2009 - Kilimanjaro / Arusha / Lake Manyara / Serengeti

Jambo Jambo! (hello in Swahili) We hope all is well! When we last sent an update, we were just about to leave the Kenyan capital of Nairobi and make our way to Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. To our delight, we boarded a 12 seater propeller plane for a thrilling 45 minute ride (flying under the clouds) to Kilimanjaro International Airport, where we were collected in a brand new safari truck by our tour guide for the next 12 days - Seiff. Seiff then drove us to a town called Arusha. Arusha was a fascinating place full of vibrant colours, poverty,...

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