"I didn't know whether to put..." Kenya Tourist Trap Tip by jglenn

Kenya Tourist Traps: 55 reviews and 55 photos


I didn't know whether to put this on Tourist Traps or Off the Beaten Path, but we went to a Samburu village to see how the locals live. The trap part of it is that they want money when you get there (25 bucks), then they line up in a gauntlet formation trying to sell you handicrafts. Other than that, it was very interesting to see how they live, they herd goats and cattle and never hunt the wild animals. They live in these tiny huts that are made out of sticks, mud & cow dung and eat vegetables, goat milk and goat blood among other things. They were extremely friendly and very eager to teach us their customs.

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Aug 25, 2002
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