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Masai village "cultural extortion experience"

They solicit donation at every turn of the way. They were getting busloads to come in every 20-30 mins!
Masai village - Boma

July 7th 2008
Masai village in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area: On your way to any safari, your drivers are going to stop in one of these Masai village as part of a "Cultural Experience". Its a scam. Just be wary of it. There is nothing "cultural" about this other than the experience of being 'taken for a ride'. Before you are allowed inside the village, you are accosted outside the village gates by ... 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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