Masai Mara Jump

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Masai tribe in Kenya has a lot of unique customs. One of them being the tribe’s jump dance. The men in the picture were just getting ready to show us the ritual. They all sing together while each one of them takes turn to step forward and jump a few times. The one who jumps the highest, gets the girl. Once they started the performance, I got so engrossed that I forgot to take any pictures of the jumps. But here’s a video I found on Youtube.

I was telling my friend about this custom and his response was, ‘Clearly men don’t understand women.’ 😀

Seen in Masai Mara, Kenya.

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Here are some relevant links if you are interested in visiting Masai Mara and Kenya:

About – www.masaimara.com

How to get to Masai Mara, things to do there, accomodation and more – www.magicalkenya.com

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