“Nothing but breathing the air of Africa, and actually walking through it, can communicate the indescribable sensations.” – William Burchell (English explorer)
Although we may do lots of research for logistical advice and more in preparation for a trip to a new country, there is often a cultural shock that cannot really be planned for, that hits you as you hit the ground running.
This week, we’re immersing ourselves in the East African beauties involved in the Great Wildebeest Migration – Tanzania and Kenya. Many tourists travel to these countries to witness this, one of the greatest showcases of wildlife, as these creatures nicknamed the ‘clowns of the Savannah’ make their great trek in pursuit of good grazing grass and much-needed water.
Besides the nitty-gritty travel details, what do you need to understand about the cultures of these countries before visiting?