Around Lake Eyasi in Tanzania lies the ancient homeland of the Hadzabe people. Their hunter-gatherer lifestyle, mostly unchanged for tens of thousands of years, provides a rare glimpse into how all humans have lived for most of our existence on Earth. We first met them in a cave in the early morning. The sun wasn’t up yet, and already they were preparing for a moring hunt – by smoking big pipes of weed.
To get to Malawi we board The Tanzania-Zambia Railway. The train would take us on a 24+ hour journey from Dar Es Salaam, across the southern countryside of Tanzania and down to the town of Mbeya, close to the Malawi border. However, as soon as we boarded our ramshackle railway carriage, we started to doubt if it was even capable of getting us that far in one piece.
Deep in the misty jungles of Rwanda live one of our closest evolutionary cousin and one of the most elusive and magnificent creatures on earth. Join us on as we go on on an exclusive and unforgettable trek to end up face to face with the mighty Mountain Gorilla.
Lake Natron in Tanzania is is an important breeding ground for millions of lesser flamingos. The drive there took us on a long and dusty road in the ancient landscape of the great Rift Valley, passing volcanoes and calderas in some of the most dramatic scenery we’ve seen.