Tanzania 2004 - Crater Highlands

The Crater Highlands is an area in Tanzania that is part of the Rift Valley. The landscape is dominated by extinct volcanoes. There's one active volcano, Ol Doinyo Langai. The Masaai people live here. We did a three day trek, ending near the Ol Doinyo Lengai. Our gear was carried by donkeys. These donkeys carried our tents, our rucksacks, the group tent, the chairs, food, water and even a toilet.

Later we visited a settlement of hunter people. Maybe these people were Hadza? They live a completely different life compared to the Masaai, who are herdsmen.

View from crater rim of small extinct volcano, late afternoon, day before start of trek
Packing the Donkeys
Preparation for the trek
Masaai Children
Landscape with Acacia
Crater Lake, Shores Coloured Pink with Flamingos
Landscape with Ol Doinyo Lengai
Seleman, our Guide and Cook
Group of Masaai Men
Young Masaai man
Head of a Masaai Family
One of his Wives
Two of the Children
Hunter Peoples Hut

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