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Maasai men in Ngorongoro conservation area
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The Maasai are an indigenous ethnic group in Africa of semi-nomadic people settled in northern Tanzania and Kenya. They are among the foremost African tribes and are known internationally due to their distinctive traditions, customs, and dress, and their residence near many of the safari game parks of East Africa.   1. Origins Because the […]

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Tanzanian cuisine has been influenced by a number of cultures and flavors. Indian, Middle Eastern, and local African ingredients and cooking techniques have been combined over the centuries to create the basis of Tanzanian food culture. The staple that is considered the country’s national dish is ugali, a stiff porridge made of maize meal cooked […]

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There’s much more to Mount Kilimanjaro than just standing on the summit.  In addition to stunning vistas one sees every day on the climb, the brilliant star-filled night sky, and the marvelous glaciers, the mountain possesses from four to six climactic zones (depending on how you measure them) and a multitude of unique plant species.  […]

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Mara Crossing river Serengeti
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What is the migration? The wildebeest migration is a continuous cyclical process that occurs primarily in the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania and to a lesser extent the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya.  One and a half million wildebeest accompanied by hundreds of thousands of zebra, gazelle, eland, and impala move in a clockwise direction […]

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View on the Kilimanjaro foothills from Mbahe Farm cottages
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Martha Phillips spent four days at SENE’s Mbahe Farm Cottages after climbing Kilimanjaro in September 2019.  She wrote eloquently about her experiences and emotions during her adventure. Below are the sections from Mbahe.  Read Martha’s complete account at The Imposter of Kilimanjaro. Mbahe Farm I woke up suddenly in the darkest part of the night, […]

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Dunia Safari camp
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Upmarket Dunia Camp from Asilia is astonishing visitors with exquisitely personalized service that makes everyone feel like the most special guest. Exceptional service requires engaged employees and Asilia provides just that at its exquisite specialty camp, Dunia, in the sweeping Serengeti National Park. In a traditionally patriarchal Tanzania, Dunia is leading the way in showcasing […]

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Ngorongoro crater
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The Ngorongoro Crater, centerpiece of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area World Heritage Site, is the world’s largest inactive, unbroken and unfilled volcanic caldera. A trip down into the Crater, 2,800 feet below the rim, is an unforgettable experience. Find out 10 little-known facts before being amazed by its beauty!   1. The Maasai people originally names […]

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Sunset in Dar Es Salam
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New SENE employee Wandi Steward recently visited the coastal city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s largest and the economic and cultural hub of the country.  While it is certainly not the tourist capital of the country, she did find a few gems. Though we advise an open mind and sense of adventure for those wishing to […]

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Hydration on Kilimanjaro Climb
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You want to climb Mount Kilimanjaro but you know the daunting height of 5895m/19,340’ makes it a challenging mountain to summit. Remember, it is the altitude and not the long uphill hiking distance that prevents most people from reaching the Roof of Africa. You probably know that « high altitude » goes with « lack of oxygen ». […]

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Who are the WaChagga? The Bantu-speaking indigenous Africans, who would become WaChagga, settled on the southern and eastern slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro in waves of migration around five to six centuries ago. They migrated from other regions of what are now Tanzania and Kenya, attracted to the fertile soil and high altitude climate well-suited for […]

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