Travel Blogs from Tsavo
... rather than give the guards any reason to hold us but the next one was the most primitive yet - a hole in the floor! Heading for lunch then the pool! Want to add bird sightings here. There have been a variety of beautiful, or large or interesting types. Many are cousins to our starlings, vultures, eagles, buzzards, storks, ibis, egrets, doves, guinea fowl and crested ...
... to them for a while, one of them lives in Moshi and has started a business of exporting clothes which are knitted by local women to Canada, and the other, his father, was over just to climb Kili with his son! They explained that their taxi driver took 2.5 hours to get to Lake Chala from the same place as us, so we offered for them to follow us home! Nobody was terribly surprised that they had to pay the taxi ...
... we're currently hearing about in the news. It was fascinating to hear her input on the complexities of the U.S. policy throughout the globe. (Of course, we also had discussions about what that policy should be.) Also with us was a movie writer/director, who has written and directed several movies. He was there with his wife (a movie producer) at the end of his most recent publicity tour for his latest ...
... other side of the hill, the land is owned by the Akebo. These Akebo have been poaching wildlife from the Maasai. (The Maasai do not believe in killing wildlife and instead live off their goats and sheep.)
The Akebo used to come over and hunt wildlife on the Maasai side. The Maasai have responded by putting in ranger stations hidden in groves of trees. (See pictures of a ranger station.) However, the Akebo now have a ...
... sure we flew by Mt. Kilimanjaro on our way there and pointed out various other areas of interest.
Campi ya Kanzi (www.maasai.com) is quite interesting and very different from our first camp. It was started in 1996 by an Italian couple, Luca and Antonella Belpietro, in a partnership with the local Maasai community of the 280,000-acre Kuku Group Ranch. The camp was created to promote community development ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free parking