Category Archives: Masai Mara

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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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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It’s Almost Migration Season!

The sheen of the rising sun spreads over the long grasses of the great savannah plains. In a few weeks the great migration of the wildebeest and the zebra will begin and by the time the herbivores leave the Maasai … Continue reading

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Migration Heads To Ol Kiombo

It’s cloudy with rain late in the evening. We need the Masai blankets on the game drives to keep warm. The elephants and buffalos are relishing the lush grass.     The great migration begins   There’s a dark cloud … Continue reading

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The Wildebeest Migration Is On!

  It’s cloudy with cold showers late in the evening. The grass is moist and relished by the elephants and buffaloes. The Masai blankets are indispensable on the morning game drives. The impala males are rutting; the elephant females are … Continue reading

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Ladies and Gentlemen, The Wildebeest Migration Has Begun

After lots of will-they won’t-they, we are happy to report the head of the migration has finally entered the Masai Mara! These pictures were taken today in the afternoon. The recon team checks out the area.. Hmm – looks good, … Continue reading

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Prepping For The Migration

It’s getting hotter in the Mara hitting a high of 26ºC but the mornings are chilly with temperatures as low as 15ºC. The grass has changed from lush green to gold. It’s pure hay. The elephants and buffaloes are in the valleys … Continue reading

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Rain, Life, Safari – Masai Mara

  The heavy rains have started and the Mara rivers and luggas are flooded. The luggas (seasonal rivers) can only be crossed using 4×4 vehicles – and at this point these are the only vehicles that can handle the Mara … Continue reading

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Steak In The Pool, Masai Mara

The rains have subsided, giving us clear skies for great sunrises and sunsets, including clear night skies for stargazing. The temperatures have dropped – the morning and evenings are cold with temperatures ranging between 18-19ºC.  Daytime temperatures are 27-28ºC.   … Continue reading

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