A Luxury Travel Blog has named Elewana’s Loisaba Star Beds has been named one of the top five camps in Kenya for active travelers.
Quotable quote: “Loisaba Star Beds offers a unique experience, sleeping under the stars in the Loisaba Conservancy in Northern Kenya. Any guest here sleeps in a four-poster bed cantilevered over a river with stunning views towards popular waterholes and the wide plains of Laikipia.”
Browse the entire blog at: www.aluxurytravelblog.com/2017/11/14/kenyas-top-5-camps-for-active-travellers/
National Public Radio (NPR) recently published an interesting story on Masai women becoming safari guides in Kenya — among the first of their kind anywhere in Africa in a profession traditionally dominated by males.
Quotable quote: “It’s unique in a [Masai] community to be an independent woman,” says Evaline Sintoya Mayetu, who in March 2015 was the first Masai woman to get the silver guide qualification. “I would like to see more Masai women go for not only silver [but] go to school, to have a career of their own and break some barriers of traditional culture.”
Read the full story by Ginanne Brownell Mitic at: www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2017/11/23/564818230/female-safari-guide-i-am-a-lady-but-i-am-telling-you-i-am-capable
The Citizen newspaper in Tanzania reports that Ngorongoro Conservation Area has been nominated to be registered as a UNESCO Global Geopark.
Quotable quote: “Global Geoparks’ are single, unified geographical areas where sites and landscapes of international geological significance are managed with the holistic concept of protection, education and sustainable development. At present, there are 127 UNESCO Global Geoparks in 35 countries across the globe.”
You can find the rest of George Sembony’s story here: www.thecitizen.co.tz/News/Ngorongoro-now-picked-new-global-geopark/1840340-4165696-22o0uuz/index.html