Category Archives: General

The Mara Comes Alive

Weather update: Clear mornings – 17ºC with cold breeze Afternoons – 27ºC Evenings – clouds build-up in course of the day with showers of rain on the peripheries of the reserve.     Driving And Terrain:     Tough for two-wheel … Continue reading

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Say it in Swahili

JAMBO – the best greeting in the world. KiSwahili is Kenya’s national language. It originated on the East African coast, as a trade language used by Arabs and coastal tribes. It’s Arabic for ‘coast’ Sahel and a mix of classical … Continue reading

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Great Safari Weather In The Mara

The weather is great – cool with showers in the evening. Morning temperatures are around 17ºC and afternoons  27ºC. THE GREAT MIGRATION OF WILDEBEEST AND ZEBRAS     The wildebeest and zebra have crossed Mara River from the west to east. They … Continue reading

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Migration In Paradise

The weather’s cool with clear mornings and sunny afternoons.  The clouds build up late in the day with rain falling on the peripheries of the reserve.   Day time temperatures: 16ºc to 27ºc.   THE GREAT MIGRATION     The … Continue reading

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Head Of The Serengeti Herds At Paradise Crossing

The weather is super with cool, clear mornings, becoming warmer in the afternoons with temperatures hitting 27ºC. The sunsets are stunning – molten golden in the horizon.        THE GREAT MIGRATION OF WILDEBEEST AND ZEBRAS The migration is moving … Continue reading

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Morning Encounters, Voyager Ziwani, Tsavo

  I started the usual morning nature walk with our guests Jennifer and John and headed towards the plains. As we were crossing the airstrip, I heard elephants trumpeting. I thought the elephants were crossing the river into Tsavo West … Continue reading

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The Mara Welcomes the Migration

It’s late June and the weather’s super. Early mornings are cool and become hotter followed with clouds building up late afternoon. There’s rain on the edges of the reserve.   The Talek and Olare Orok rivers are high, but still … Continue reading

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The Migration Is Here!

The weather’s great with clear mornings, cool afternoons and clear sunsets. Temperatures vary between 16ºC and 27ºC.      THE GREAT MIGRATION OF THE WILDEBEEST AND ZEBRAS     The annual migration of the wildebeest and zebra has begun – both for … Continue reading

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MEAK Missions, Maasai Mara & Mombasa (CSR)

  Started by philanthropist Mike and Dee Belliere, a couple from Surrey, UK, MEAK is run along the simplest protocol of providing health care to the neediest in the society – ranging from open heart surgery to eye care. To … Continue reading

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Diving at the Voyager Beach, Mombasa

Buccaneer Diving is Kenya’s only PADI 5 Star IDC Centre and with a dive center at Voyager Beach open daily. It is recognized for its quality of training programs offered from complete beginner through to Instructor and beyond.  Owner Bruce … Continue reading

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