Hadzabe Cultural Excursion – The Last Hunter-Gatherers In Africa

A special thanks to Mazie B. from New Orleans for submitting this fascinating video she took while visiting the Hadzabe people during her safari with ADS. The Hadza people, or Hadzabe, are an ethnic group in Tanzania, living around Lake Eyasi in the central Rift Valley. The Hadzabe number just under 1000. Some 300–400 Hadzabe live as hunter-gatherers, much as they have for thousands or even tens of thousands of years; they are the last functioning hunter-gatherers in Africa. The Hadzabe are not closely …

Tanzania Is The Place To Go!

We had an incredible experience with African Dream Safaris. Tanzania is the place to go and ADS was superb. Now that we are “experienced” safari explorers, we believe the most important aspects of all are: have a great camera (the Nikon P600 outperformed all others on our trip), choose the right time of the year, have the best guides, have comfortable vehicles, and have great lodging to come home to each evening. We got lucky and chose the camera after our group discussed options – and …

Close Encounters of the Animal Kind

I thought it would be interesting to share a collection of safari photos mainly from the Serengeti National Park showing just how close one can get to the big game (lion, cheetah, leopard, elephant and giraffe) in Tanzania. Sometimes a large zoom or telephoto lens is not at all necessary and a small pocket size camera is actually more advantageous. Note that the last picture is the hand of yours truly! This shot was taken in the Ngorongoro Crater. Due to the small size of the …