Visiting a Maasai market at Longido, Tanzania

Visiting a Maasai market at Longido, Tanzania

“Yeyo takwena” I said to the first Maasai lady I met. She fell about laughing at my best effort at a newly-acquired greeting in Maa. I needed more practice. The only ‘mzungu’ in this Maasai market, I wasn’t exactly hard to spot, so within minutes everyone knew there was a stranger in town. And how welcoming they were!

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Visiting the Rift Valley Children’s Village

Visiting the Rift Valley Children’s Village

I was told the village was in Karatu, so figured it would be IN Karatu. 10 bumpy kilometres and 30 minutes off the main road later, we arrived! Remote, yes, but it is a stunning spot. On the outskirts of the Ngorongoro Crater, amongst coffee plantations and verdant hills, this would be many people’s idea of the perfect escape.

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More about my Bhutan tour

More about my Bhutan tour

In my post earlier this month about Nepal tours I mentioned that I am sorting out a recce trip to Bhutan. A few people have been in touch asking me more about this Bhutan tour and it’s really a very exciting trip.

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Why choose Tanzania for an African safari?

Why choose Tanzania for an African safari?

One reason travellers use the services of a good tailor made travel company is their excellent comparative knowledge of destinations, experiences, accommodation and so on. We really know the differences between the kind of safari holiday you’ll get, for example in Botswana and that in Tanzania.

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