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Zebras and Wildabeasts

The first of many lions...

June 17th 2010
In the morning after breakfast we headed out for a hike with two Maasai guides. We learned a lot about how the Maasai use the local plants as medicine and food. We were also shown which plants are used as soap and which ones can be made into rope. The Maasai also build beehives and collect honey. We saw where termites were building a fresh mound (there are giant termite mounds everywhere!) We ... read more
Africa » Tanzania » North » Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Tanzanian Flag Shortly after independence, Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form the nation of Tanzania in 1964. One-party rule came to an end in 1995 with the first democratic elections held in the country since the 1970s. Zanzibar's semi-autonomous status and po... ... read more
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