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Conservation in Tanzania

CONSERVATION IN TANZANIA “The survival of our wildlife is a matter of grave concern to all of us in Africa. The wild creatures amid the wild places they inhabit are not only important as a source of wonder and inspiration, but are an integral part of our nature resources and of our future livelihood and…

Harusi

HARUSI Harusi means marriage in Kiswahili and it’s something that goes beyond imagination. It’s a social event that involves the entire village and community. It doesn’t matter if it’s a Christian or a Muslim marriage: families want it to be unforgettable. A lot of money is spent to organize it and invitations cover a huge…

Vultures

VULTURES Vultures are often associated with ugliness and death. This brings us to refer to someone as a vulture when we consider this person very negative, someone that takes advantage of others’ weaknesses. Horrible, isn’t it? Today I am trying to rehabilitate these rapacious birds. I admit they have a somehow disturbing physical appearance and…

The Wamakua Tribe

THE WAMAKUA TRIBE This tribe has its origins in Mozambique, where it is the largest one. In Tanzania the Wamakua are settled in the regions of Mtwara and Lindi, in the Southern part of the country. Their basic occupations are agriculture and hunting, but in the past they were eccellent traders and blacksmiths. They cultivate…

The Washambaa Tribe

The Washambaa Tribe

The Washambaa Tribe Going from Arusha to the city of Tanga, it’s impossible not to notice the Usambara mountains. They line the road and are impressive. This is a very fertile region, with lush vegetation and interesting little corners, like the small town of Lushoto, an enchanting place immersed in the mountains and with a…