News February 2017
20160804_082353-Modifica
The grass is always greener on the other side

No wildebeest on the south side of the river, thousands of them on the Lamai wedge. For days they have being coming down to drink and back into the open plains close to the Kenyan border. South of the mara river was all burnt but slowly a beautiful green flush is growing, it must be an […]

20150811_061741-2-Modifica
Maasai life part V

Origin: Maasai are of Nilotic origin, they come from upper Nile valley, they speak maa. There is many tribes of Nilotic descend other then the Maasai, as the Dinka, Nuer and Sillhuk in South Sudan, the Turkana, Samburu, Luo, Ndorobo and Kalenji in Kenya and Barabaig in Tanzania Religion Maasai all over east Africa believe […]

logo-hd
The road to becoming an Asilia Guide: Figs and Dung By Stuart Butler

For the past two weeks I’ve been acting as a ‘fly on the wall’ (a really annoying, biting, buzzy one at that) at an Asilia Africa guide training camp in northern Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park. For the first week I learnt all about the birds that might be encountered on a safari. Actually, let me […]

20160710_082456-Modifica
Maasai life part IV

Age sets When the children are born they follow different paths depending if they are male or female. The early stages are not very different, but when they start growing it changes. Women When the children become 5-6 years old start actively helping their mothers in their daily duties, around the boma as cleaning and […]

20160722_084727-Modifica
Maasai life part III

Age sets When the children are born they follow different paths depending if they are male or female. The early stages are not very different, but when they start growing it changes. Man The kids become Laioni when they start, around the age of 5-6 years to shepherd the herds, first the goats then as […]