Tanzania Tourists with Maasai

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Crater tourism has created strange dynamics in the Maasai community.  Money used to go back into pastoral operation to buy goats or cows or medicine... whatever... now money sucked out of tourists goes for cell phones and beer.  Photo in bar in Maasai town right outside the Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge.Also, the few times you see dancing is either at tourist bomas or in the lodges.  Maasai dancers in the Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge...
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Crater tourism has created strange dynamics in the Maasai community. Money used to go back into pastoral operation to buy goats or cows or medicine... whatever... now money sucked out of tourists goes for cell phones and beer. Photo in bar in Maasai town right outside the Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge.Also, the few times you see dancing is either at tourist bomas or in the lodges. Maasai dancers in the Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge...
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