Category Archives: General

Migration Update – 25th July 2014

Weather   It’s cloudy early morning with clear skies mid-morning. You have to dress warm for early morning game-drives. We provide our guests with Maasai shukas (blankets) on game-drives.   Temperature   17c morning   28c at midday   25c … Continue reading

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First World War Centenary

In August 2014 the world will commemorate 100 years since the start of the First World War(WWI).   Taita-Taveta County will be the focus of this commemoration as they host some of the major protagonists of WWI.Taita-Taveta was the main … Continue reading

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THE FRAU AND THE BAOBAB (THE SNIPER TREE)

An enduring myth of the Taveta folk is about a German woman whose husband was killed by the British during World War 1. Seeking revenge, the embittered widow hid in a hollow baobab tree and shot many an unsuspecting British … Continue reading

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ANIMAL SIGHTINGS – Mara Intrepids & Mara Explorer

Weather   Cold, cloudy mornings clearing up by mid-day. You need to dress warm for the early morning game drives.   Temperature   17c morning   28c at midday   25c after sunset   Annual Migration of the Wildebeest and … Continue reading

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Adventures for the Young at Heritage Hotels

Nothing compares to life in the wild. When we talk about the wild in Africa, it’s about our wild spaces and wildlife. Drawing on that, the Heritage group has activities so adventurous and exciting that will keep your children busy … Continue reading

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The Wildebeest Migration Endures: Maasai Mara Wildlife Update

Weather   It is warm during the day with a clear sky and a great time to enjoy the beautiful golden sunrise and sunset. It can be a bit dusty during the game drives.   Temperature   17c morning   … Continue reading

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Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf Resort Hosts Magical Kenya Golf Tour Operators FAM Trip.

Great Rift Valley Lodge was proud to host the 1st edition of the Magical Kenya Golf Tour Operators Familiarization Trip. This tournament was a great opportunity for the golfers to sample some of the most exquisite golf courses in Nairobi … Continue reading

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MOJA (NYOTA’S SUB-ADULT, MALE LION CUB)

Life of Moja.   This male lion cub is part of the Rhino Ridge pride, west of Mara Intrepids Camp, with Mohican & Romeo2 as the two male dominant lions of the pride.   When Moja was three months old, … Continue reading

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Wildebeest Migration Sightings Update

Weather   It gets cloudy with showers of rain after sunset. During the day there is some drizzle. We have clear views of the sunset and sunrise. The grass is green and short in many areas.   Temperature   17c … Continue reading

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2014 Wildebeest Migration is here!

Weather   It’s drizzling in the Mara. The grass on some plains is green and short and in other parts it’s tall with the red-oat grass.   The sunsets and sunrise are great. After sunset, it’s cloudy with showers of … Continue reading

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