Monthly Archives: July 2015

TOO many vehicles in the Mara, really?

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I am always curious about a person when I receive an email, or read a comment complaining about too many vehicles in the Mara. I often wonder what their personal motivation is behind discouraging others from coming to one of the most renowned wildlife reserves in the world, a reserve immortalized by countless BBC and… Read more »

Safari Life – Extremely addictive

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Let me start by warning you that going on safari is extremely addictive. I have been in the Maasai Mara for the last three weeks, and I could stay for another three months. Africa is a place that one can rarely visit only once; it gets in your blood. There are numerous articles and blogs… Read more »

Living with Lions

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A gentle wind blows across the plains as prides of lions lie in the shade of the acacias, waiting patiently in anticipation. At any moment now, a dust cloud will gather over the horizon, as thousands of wildebeest thunder through the tall grasses of the Maasai Mara; marking the arrival of the Great Migration. During… Read more »