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Tribal Music in Southern Africa  

The first known musicians in Africa were the San people, of regions which later became South Africa and Southern Botswana, whose language is filled with unusual click sounds and who produced a variety of musical instruments. As western cultures came to settle, music types were mixed to create the [...]

Amazing Turkey Accommodations: Cave Hotel and Village Stays  

  Turkey is known for its abundant and impressive ancient sites, beautiful landscapes, complex and exotic culture, and its gourmet cuisine, but visitors are most impressed by the gracious hospitality of the Turkish people. On a Wildland Adventure in Turkey you'll be staying with our Turkish [...]

Lapa Rios Ecolodge in Costa Rica...everyone's idea of paradise  

  Edited by Richard Edwards . Remote and isolated, Lapa Rios Ecolodge offers endless wildlife viewing, exceptional service, fresh local cuisine, secluded beach, and a spectacular hilltop setting in a tropical paradise. The 1,000 acre Lapa Rios Private Rain Forest Reserve is a wildlife [...]

Maasailand Safari - Trip of the Year 2005  

Outside Magazine (February 2005) has selected our Maasailand Safari as the winner of the ''Best Africa Trip of the Year''. Described as a ''safari-with-a-conscience'', our Maasailand Safari was distinguished from other African trips for its remarkable game viewing in the Maasai Mara and Amboseli National Parks combined with meaningful encounters with native Maasai through interactive school and village visits. [...]

CNN/Money Spotlights Wildland Adventures  

  THE ANTI-BEACH VACATION: Travels in Anthropology By Les Christie, CNN/Money staff writer   Wildland Adventures was praised in a CNN feature story for our more meaningful travel experiences by virtue of the authentic cultural encounters we create. Read the main story thengo back up to [...]

Wildland Donates $10,000 to Maasai Environmental Resource Coalition  

Seattle, WA > Wildland Adventures, a Seattle-based adventure travel company organizing safaris in Africa and ecotourism vacations worldwide, announces it is making a $10,000 donation to the Maasai Environmental Resource Coalition (MERC), a grassroots network of Maasai organizations advocating [...]

Respectful Tourists Among the Maasai  

Nairobi, Kenya > These were American tourists with a difference. They defied their government and president, who had advised them against touring Kenya, to visit the country's wildlife parks and interact with communities who live next to the vast Maasai Mara National Reserve and Amboseli [...]

Maasailand Safari: A Model for Reform of African Tourism  

INTRODUCTION Africa-bound travelers can enhance their wildlife safari with authentic insights into the native cultures of Kenya and Tanzania on the Maasailand Safari, a model, community-based, sustainable tourism program that protects wildlife and helps the indigenous Maasai people. It is designed [...]