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Masai walks alone  

Masai walks alone

Herder makes his way along the muddy roads
Ngorongoro a Go Go

June 1st 2014
Spring rains have triggered a greenish hue over the scorched landscape and almost overnight, roadside clumps of morning glory are abloom. We pass by colourful Masai men herding their precious livestock across the empty savannah. Every so often a village materializes from nowhere and hundreds of plaid cloaked warriors congregate for a roadside flea market. Although alluring, we don’t stop. Our ... 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
21st September 2014

Ah...brings back those wonderful images of Maasai going about their daily business...this one somewhat less traditional in shorts!
22nd September 2014

I saw lots with interesting, trendy renditions to their plaid dress....but they still carry out their traditional ways nonetheless. We decided to leave them be.

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