Tag Archives: Nicholas Dida

March 06

Understanding the Samburu People of Kenya

Recently I revisited the Samburu People living nearby Maralal, in Northern-Central Kenya.  They are known to have come from South Sudan and some even believe the Israelites. They are cousins to the better known Maasai People of Southern Kenya who separated from them around 500 years ago; they share the same language of Maa but […]

September 13

Samburu County and the Camel Derby at Maralal

  Ever thought you could enter a camel race and win $230 and to top it off watch a marriage ceremony of the Samburu people? Maralal, in the Samburu county of Kenya, was named so for the shiny tin roofs of the White settlers. Picture a charming little town of many shops, hotels, restaurants and […]