The Chiricahua Apache are very reserved and quiet, by nature. At times I felt that perhaps we had intruded in on their very close-knit community. Of course, they assured us, that we were absolutely welcome!
The environment of the Bayou, was like nothing I have ever experienced in the USA before. I was blown away by its beauty. Trust me when all you’ve seen of the States is NYC and LA, this place was a hidden gem.
This was the first time I had been to Hawaii, a destination which had always seemed so remote from London, my hometown. It was surprising how much their culture was influenced by their neighbors, the Maoris and Fijians.
Elephants are such an important part of the Palong Hill Tribe culture. I had groups of them walking past my hotel window every morning, a sight which instantly made me transform into an enthralled big kid.