Dogon – people living among the rocks

Dogon

Majestic cliffs rise in the savannah. Their giant debris with many gorges and caves come off the whole chain of mountains. But on the projections seemingly inaccessible, full of life. Here, in this labyrinth of rocks to escape the bloody clashes, eight centuries ago moved Dogon tribe. And now they live entirely apart from the other tribes of the Republic of Mali.

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Tanzania National Parks

Elephant

The next day we abandon hospitable Mountain inn and go on a trip to the national parks. From Arusha hour and a half we’re going down the highway, but then begins bumpy primer. In fact, in Tanzania built excellent roads, but three hours towards the main park construction stopped. There are two reasons. First, foreigners are attracted to Tanzania opportunity to see the real Africa, the main feature of which in their view are herds of wild animals and lack of asphalt, at least in the jungle and savanna. Secondly, it is believed that if pave the way, there is also appeared human villages, and animals will go away. Both reasons not indisputable, but be that as it may, we rubbed the back velvet covers “Landry-faith” famous company in Tanzania Equatorial safaris, swallow considerable portion of the finest red dust and dream quickly get to the Ngorongoro.

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Hot Snows of Kilimanjaro. Continue.

Kilimanjaro

After breakfast at 8 am we start from Mandara huts. We changed shorts to tight pants, T-shirts – on shirts with long sleeves and the last section of the path we take today windbreaker. The path an hour goes by woods. In turn offers great ashes. The fire happened a couple of months ago, but the burned trees … had huge purple flowers bloom. These are fires in Africa – burning grass and shrubs, small animals are killed and with trees nothing happens.

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Hot Snows of the Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro

Africa is leaving. Another five, ten years and Africa will become civilized, will live by European standards and likely will become more boring. But before you can come to Tanzania and see burning eyes leopard in the dark rainforest. There is still time…

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