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…

Seven days

This is how long a girl stays home with the women of her family after her first blood appears. She is given much needed time adjusting to the changes, in the loving embrace of mothers. We can too!

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Rosemary Ludovick Kinyaiya

Rosemary’s coming of age story

This is the story of a woman from a far away tribe and her coming of age ceremony.
A woman who’s still carrying fragrances of a heritage that has long been forgotten in many parts of Africa, just as it has been forgotten by us. Now is time for remembering …

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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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wandering goddess on hammock

Traveling at 50

How is it different from my travels when I was in my twenties? and what about the CHANGE??? Is Africa any different? Read all about it.

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

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.
This beautiful idea was given to me by a fellow traveler and I’m gladly passing it forward.

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Tanzania Safari

Where to begin planning your unforgettable Tanzania Safari trip?
Here are my 10 tips to get you started, along with some gorgeous photos& videos from my own Serengeti safari trip.

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Lake Victoria & Mwanza

Well it’s actually Lake Nyanza. And Mwanza’s nickname is Rock City. Find out why… And also all the reasons why you should go visit.

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Lake Naivasha

Peaceful and beautiful surroundings, and mini safari outside the cabin door, full of birds hippos and monkeys that made every day interesting.

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I'm in Umoja village !!!
I'm in Umoja village !!!
Massai dance in Zanzibar
Massai dance in Zanzibar
The time I was telling a story to Massai kids...
The time I was telling a story to Massai kids...