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It was my son Colin who once again summed it up best when he said that his biggest take-a-way from the trip was the relationships
The East African country of Tanzania has long been considered an island of stability where chaos appears to reign across the continent, and even its region of East Africa. But emerging concerns will test whether Tanzania can maintain this relative harmony over the next several years.
Photo courtesy Maasai Trails. Sand River Selous One suggested hike starts at Jan's Camp in the Loita Hills, near the Masai
While Attention Deficit Disorder is a highly over-diagnosed disease, no one had heard of it when I was diagnosed back in 1989 but the Ritalin did really help me pay attention in situations where I lacked a maturity to pull it off on my own, especially school. However, I noticed that years later, I continued to take the drug when going out for fun.
"This is our culture and we shall stand firm against cultural intimidation."
Kenya So this concludes Part I. Stay Tuned for my next post, which will take us to South Africa and Egypt! You don't want
Walking through the high and remote Loita Hills we came to a small, traditional village with an unusually impressive school
Have you ever dreamt of embarking on a journey to the most remote and mysterious corners of the world? About visiting a place where you can enjoy unspoiled wilderness and meet a real warrior?
Nora de Angelli is a London-based freelance photographer and documentary filmmaker. Until 2011, when she graduated from London College of Communication's University of Arts, with an M.A. in Documentary Film under her belt, De Angelli was an accomplished research scientist.
This December the Maasai Olympics will take place in Kenya, encouraging Maasai warriors to prove their bravery and skill by competing for medals instead of through hunting lions.
After Nivo repeated her lecture on the immediate and long term risks of FGM, the Chief said, "There will be no more of these." He canceled three of them that were to be done during the next week, saving these young girls from this disfiguring procedure.
"We want to be trained to give good care to our pregnant women and their babies. We want to save the lives of those women who have problems delivering their babies," said Mama Maria, the elder woman at Nadaruru, and possessor of great moral authority.
TV personality and chef Anthony Bourdain takes time out to talk to us about his unforgettable experience of filming in Tanzania and Zanzibar.
Though I had no one close to share the memories with, I was able to focus more clearly on what makes the experience so memorable. There is something about connecting with nature in such a profound way that forces you see things from a new perspective.
Budgor missed an opportunity to write a thoughtful, useful memoir. Kenyan Maasailand is a place with which one can easily "fall in love." But real love is not about objectification.
For many on the vast territories of the Rift Valley from Nairobi to Lake Turkana, this was the very first time they had ever seen a photo of themselves, let alone a giant one on a big screen broadcast for their entire village to the sound of music. And so the premise for a wonderful documentary, The Last Safari, was born.
Truth is, we have not tried to be warriors and failed. We are comfortable with the organization of our culture as long as it does not hinder us from achieving our potentials.
When elephants kill cows, men kill elephants. Which makes elephants who've witnessed such encounters more inclined to kill more cows and more men. It's like primitive tribal tit-for-tat warfare that never ends.
What you really go to Ol Donyo for are the activities; horseback riding, mountain biking, walking. I did lots of walking and my guide Jonathan was absolutely amazing. He was funny, smart and brought a lot to the table.