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The fossil footprints of Engare Sero

fossil footprints of Engare Sero

The fossil footprints of Engare Sero Prehistory fascinates me. I know I’ve said this many times, but it just fascinates me. ūüėÉ Walking in the same place hominids walked thousands and thousands of years ago gives me an incredible feeling. That’s what happened when I went to fossil footprints of Engare Sero a few weeks…

The small Maasai Museum in Engare Sero

Maasai Museum

THE SMALL MAASAI MUSEUM IN ENGARE SERO The classic museum, by definition, is a place that collects works of art, objects of a historical, scientific or ethno-anthropological and cultural nature and, as a rule, is complemented by interactive teaching facilities that attract the attention of adults and kids. When we went to visit the National…

Tongoni ruins

Tongoni ruins

Tanzania, as I have had the opportunity to write several times, is not just safaris, but also history, culture, tribes, paleontology and archaeological sites and I like to go around.ūüėÉ After leaving the Amani Nature Reserve, we continued our journey heading towards the north coast and reached Pangani, a town a few kilometers from Tanga:……

The Wazigua, Moody’s Tribe

THE WAZIGUA, MOODY‚ÄôS TRIBE Moody was born in the city of Tanga, on the Northern coast of Tanzania, and just from the coast that overlooks the Indian Ocean comes this small tribe that went inland, settling in the districts of Handeni and Korogwe, at the foot of the Usambara Mountains. The group includes about forty…

Tribes and culture

Tribes

The Tanzanian population includes more than 120 tribes, some are particularly numerous, others only include roughly hundreds of members, but all of them are deeply rooted in their land. Sukuma tribe, with 3,2 million members, is the largest ethnic group: they live in Lake Victoria region and Mwanza is their main city. The history of…

Tanzanite

tanzanite

Tanzanite is a precious stone that can be only found in Tanzania, near the city of Arusha, in the Mererani Hills. It is the result of million-year morphological changes in the metamorphic slates which had turned into this exceedingly rare stone characterized by its unique deep indigo colour during thousands of years. Tanzanite can be…

Tanzanian cuisine

Tanzanian cuisine

Whether grilled, fried or cooked with coconut, Tanzanian cuisine consists in meat and fish; it is, above all, protein-based. Meat is usually beef (ng‚Äôombe) or chicken (kuku), but you can find also goat meat (mbusi). Fish, tipalia, comes from Lake Victoria and it is consumed in inland areas, while in coastal areas and on the…