Hi everybody,
My name is Ella Harari and I’m the Wandering Goddess!


Travel around East Africa with me, the cradle of humanity,
through fascinating tribes, ancient customs, and never ending inspiration of
our original way of living- as we were all a tribe once.


Get inspired by Mama Africa
Tribal life, rites of passage, African women, traditional crafts and much more…

From girls to women

In the home of Mama Ally in Bagamoyo, a rite of passage was about to take place. Two girls will be initiated into womanhood. Join me for this inspirational story…

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baraka's art - Detail from a hand made bag by Baraka.

Baraka’s art

Around East Africa, I’ve met many young people who make their living by creating for the souvenir industry, out of them, I occasionally meet artists. Baraka is just that, an artist in his soul.

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Tribes Tribes Tribes

Coming to Tanzania to meet “authentic” tribes?
Here’s a few tribal treasures you’ll probably miss out on if you stay focused on just getting these “exotic” pictures…

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Afternoon walk in Shimbwe

My 2021

2021 has been for me a year of dreams coming true. Watch my end of the year video, and my tip on how to push through the fears and live our dreams in 2022!

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Makonde tribe initiation

The Makonde women are known for their strong and free spirit – I was very excited for this coming of age celebration of girls who have just completed their initiation into the world of women.

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Check out my personal tips,
and may your own unique path be blessed with good people and inspiring experiences!

Africa black gold

Black gold of Africa

Read about the people behind the amazing Arabica coffee grown in East Africa- the black gold of Africa. Here you’ll also find great coffee tours for your own visit to East Africa!

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Kumbu kumbu

Kumbu kumbu means memories in Swahili. Whenever I get the chance, I make copies of my pictures and give them as gifts to the people I’ve met along the way.
Nothing could have prepared me for the joy and heart felt gratitude I received in return. It brought me to tears…

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Tanzania Safari

Where to begin planning your unforgettable Tanzania Safari trip?
Here are my 9 tips to get you started, along with some gorgeous photos& videos from my own Serengeti safari trip.

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