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Supporting Our Crew Through COVID-19

The tourism sector worldwide has experienced one of the hardest blows and we are certainly feeling it here at Pristine Trails. In September 2019, we hosted 21 trips – safaris, Kilimanjaro treks and beach holidays – of 74 total visitors.…
October 1, 2020

Serengeti and The Great Migration

A frequently asked question regarding Tanzania safaris is: What’s all the hype about the Serengeti and the wildebeest migration? First, a short geography lesson… Serengeti is Africa’s most famous wildlife area thanks to the world’s largest unaltered mammal migration, during…
July 9, 2020

World’s Largest Tanzanite Discovered

The largest piece of Tanzanite ever discovered was found just last month, June 2020, by a Maasai tribesman, Saniniu Laizer, a small-scale miner and cattle farmer. Saniniu’s find has a combined weight of 15 kg/33 lbs. (the biggest find to…
July 2, 2020
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Swahili Proverbs

The Swahili people are known for their imagery and complexity of proverbs. These can be seen adorning kangas, the local fabric wraps worn by women throughout Tanzania and Africa more broadly. These proverbs also make a statement about some of…
June 22, 2020

Where I Would Rather Be Quarantined

Written By: Edward Lyimo, Owner of Pristine Trails The last few months have seen most of the world’s population sheltering (quarantined) at home. While I’ve been relishing this time with my family, I’ve also been dreaming of days relaxing at…
June 4, 2020
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