Through the Lens of a Maasai Mara Guide

Mara Plains Camp in Kenya is home to the Big 5, the Great Migration and the honoured Maasai warriors. It’s also home to one of the kindest, gentlest, most patient and knowledgeable guides we’ve ever had the joy to spend time with on safari. Nicholas […]

5 Tips for the Experienced Safari-Goer

Having met a few seasoned safari-goers on our travels across Africa, we truly believe the talk about “the safari bug”. Even Karen Blixen (author of Out of Africa) who lived in Kenya for many years, experiencing countless safaris herself, professed, “If there were one more thing […]

Do You Ride? – A Horse Safari in Kenya

Do you ride? People are always asking that. It’s not good enough that we’ve bravely mounted bicycles and game vehicles and slept among roaming lion prides and night-creeping hippos. We need to ride horses too, through the greatest wildernesses in the world. I’ve witnessed many […]

A Safari Morning

In the early morning, mine is the only voice I hear. You might think this odd. You’ll think, ok, this girl talks to herself. But it also has to do with reflexes. Tap my elbow and see my arm shoot out. Stand on my toe and hear […]

The Sweetness of the Solo Safari

It wasn’t merely that the animals were all out, on this early morning in the Nambiti wilderness. Not simply that we didn’t have to search too hard to find the rhinos and buffalo, the giraffe and lions, the wildebeest and waterbuck. What made the drive […]