"Longido: Maasai and a mountain full of buffalos" Longido by Bonobo2005

Longido Travel Guide: 12 reviews and 13 photos

If you have seen some of my pages before you can imagine that the following phrases from the
Cultural Tourism Programme brochure highly attracted me:

"sip tea in a Maasai boma and gain insight into the culture and daily life of the Maasai"'

"A climb to the impressive Longido mountain, through a dense natural forest"

"the profit will be used to improve primary education facilities in Longido"


So I went to Longido, a village in Maasailand close to the Kenyan border, and reported to the CTP-coordinator...

  • Last visit to Longido: Feb 2003
  • Intro Updated May 16, 2003
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  • May 18, 2007 at 2:34 AM

    He was probably doing you a favour. Buffalo are extremely unpredictable and very dangerous. On foot best avoided. I know!

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    Feb 11, 2004 at 6:08 AM

    a fine page on the true significance of initiation into the Masai adult society ;-)))

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Dec 29, 2003 at 4:46 AM

    An excellent page on your 'up close and personal' encounter with Masai traditions! I never took an opportunity to do it like you did!

  • Mauzl's Profile Photo
    Oct 29, 2003 at 6:31 AM

    wonderfully composed page - great pictures!

  • pepples46's Profile Photo
    Oct 13, 2003 at 1:54 PM

    excellent and well written page about the Maasai Custom. thanx

  • d_d's Profile Photo
    Jun 13, 2003 at 8:30 AM

    Wonderful page with great pics and well written tips!

  • dave_21's Profile Photo
    May 14, 2003 at 6:49 AM

    Local ceremonies is always ver interesting. But Maasai ceremonies is something extraordinary!! What a wonderful experience you had, I wish I'm as lucky as you so I can visit The Maasai's and Tanzania one day!! Beautiful page.

  • syllybabe's Profile Photo
    May 13, 2003 at 12:28 AM

    Wow!...and Ouch!

  • herzog63's Profile Photo
    May 3, 2003 at 12:31 PM

    Thinking of all of that circumcision going on makes my giblets hurt!! What a great experience you had to be able to visit the Maasai!!

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