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Mara Explorer Camp Wildlife Sightings – April 2015

Temperature   19c morning   28c at midday   25c after sunset   Weather   Raining.   The rivers and luggas are flooded.   Mara River is rising after the low ebb in the last few months.     The … Continue reading

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Elephant Sighting in Samburu Reserve – April 2015

It’s 35 degrees centigrade and we are hoping for rain soon.   The hot spell in northern Kenya is a trying time for both people and the wildlife. The Ewaso Nyiro river which is the life-lung of these northern regions … Continue reading

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Samburu Intrepids Camp Easter Sightings

A young male cheetah near Larsens Camp was seen. He looks new in the area.   At Samburu National Reserve, we have a good number of cheetahs. For the last six months, we have had regular sightings of two females, … Continue reading

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MARA INTREPIDS CAMP – 30TH MARCH 2015

Weather   The weather has changed.   The rain started around the Mara. It’s the first rain of the year and the land is dry and thirsty. The parched soil will simply soak all the water first. Hopefully, the vegetation … Continue reading

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AFRICAN CIVET – SAMBURU INTREPIDS CAMP

We have a very active civet during the night at the camp. One night, a security guard called to report a leopard and l went to check.   It was a quiet night save for the baboons barking like dogs … Continue reading

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Loldia Primary School Classrooms Handover Ceremony

Loldia Primary School repaired classrooms handover ceremony was held on 31st October, 2014.   Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf Resort (GRVL) management and staff visited Loldia Primary School to hand over ten (10) classrooms that were renovated.   Repair … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Mara Day Celebrations

Steve Nzuki, the manager of Mara Intrepids & Mara Explorer attended the 3rd Mara Day Celebrations held at The Maasai Mara University, Narok Town in Narok County   The celebration recognizes the importance of the Mara ecosystem which coincides with … Continue reading

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HERITAGE HOTELS VOTED “KENYA’S LEADING SAFARI CAMP BRAND 2014”:

Heritage Hotels has been voted as Kenya’s Leading Safari Camp Brand in the 20th anniversary of World Travel Awards. Established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry, it is the most prestigious, … Continue reading

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THE ECO-GARDEN – Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf Resort

Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf Resort (GRVL) is at a high altitude of 7,000 feet above sea level on Mount Eburru.   The Lodge boasts an eco-garden where we grow most of our vegetables, herbs and spices – organically … Continue reading

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RARE SIGHTING AT SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE

A few days ago while on a game drive we saw hundreds of vultures relishing a freshly killed male impala. At first, I thought it was a leopard kill but there was no sign of the impala having been strangled … Continue reading

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