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The Wildebeest Migration Explained

The average person is likely to have heard of the ‘Wildebeest Migration’ (probably as a result of various documentaries or the Lion King movie) however very often little is actually known about this incredible wildlife  event – where it occurs, what it involves etc. Many assume that the migration is all about the dramatic river …

Colonial Style Safaris

When many of us hear the term ‘safari’ it evokes images of a bygone era where decadence, exploration and adventure were the spirit of the day. Over 100 years ago safaris began with European naturalists and explorers on exploratory travels throughout Africa identifying and cataloguing new animals and charting ‘undiscovered’ territories.  Thereafter safari became synonymous with …

A romantic proposal at Lewa

As you are bound to have heard Prince William and Kate Middleton recently became engaged whilst on holiday in Kenya in October. We thought we would take this opportunity to tell you a little bit more about the area which William chose to ask his bride and why it is so special. The couple got …

Zebra Migration

The yearly migration has arrived in Kenya with the first zebras and wildebeest entering the Masai Mara. The fore-runners arrived a little earlier than usual but millions more are expected to arrive behind them. Familiar noisy grunts fill the air as wildebeest cross into the plains. The crocodiles and other predators seem to sense their …

Governors Camp

Over at Governor’s Camp in Kenya, work has been ongoing in upgrading the camp’s accommodation. Four fantastic new family tents have been opened and they can accommodate up to 2 adults and 3 children. Families staying at Governors enjoy game drives and trips to a local Masai village, talks in Masai culture, visits to the …

Serena Hotels to open new Safari Camp in Soysambu Kenya

Construction of this new luxury tented camp began this month and is due to open on the 15th of December 2010. Elementaita Serena Camp will offer a blend of exclusivity and adventure. The camp will include 25 luxury tents and is located along the shores of the flamingo and pelican rich lake of Elementaita. The …

Sosian Ranch Laikipia

“Here at Sosian we are experiencing a normal Laikipia dry season which happens every year. Laikipia is a semi arid area at the best of times, and it is only through good land management that it can support the large numbers of game and cattle that it does. Unfortunately many of the neighbouring community lands …

Meru National Park from Piers Winkworth

“Game viewing is currently excellent, particularly elephant, lion, giraffe and buffalo. Despite the April and May rains being very poor these species and others do not seem to be struggling here as there is plenty of water and fodder. All of the park’s 13 rivers are flowing as usual. Most of these are fed from …

Stefano and Liz Cheli’s recent visit to Joys Camp in Kenya

I can’t stress how wonderful it was to be in Joys Camp watching buffalo, elephants, Grevy zebra and waterbuck at the water hole in front of camp. I truly believe that no other camp / Lodge in Kenya is able to give such a spectacle, from sitting at the bar!! While we where having bittings …