Meet the real Maasai of the Great Rift Valley

Shompole Conservancy in Kenya
Maasai. The warriors of African savanna, the deep-rooted inhabitants of the “Cradle of Humanity”: the Great Rift Valley. Safari in Kenya or Tanzania would seem incomplete without images of the tall, Shúkà-clad warriors performing their ritual dance. But isn't it all just a tourist trap? Read how we found the last truly authentic Maasai.

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Meet the real Maasai of the Great Rift Valley

Author: Travel+Style. Last updated: 03/05/2021

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