Articles Tagged 'Afrika'

Maasai Mara: Day 3 of 7

A new day for us in the Mara had arrived. While it was only the third day, the routine of the early rises, a Maasai escort to the camp fire, some quick online activity over a hot drink, and departure into the ever-fading darkness, had become very normal and comfortable. We met Francis at the [ read more ]

Maasai Mara: Day 2 of 7

Our second day in the Maasai Mara began nice and early, with a 5am rise after a fantastic first night roughing it in a luxurious tent at Elephant Pepper Camp, during which we heard lions roaring in the night, and hyenas becoming excited.  The night was filled with all manner of exotic wildlife noises, and at [ read more ]

Maasai Mara: Day 1 of 7

On the morning of the 5th of June, 2015, we awoke in our hotel room in Nairobi, and began preparing for a big day ahead: we were heading to the Mara North Conservancy, which is part of the larger Maasai Mara ecosystem in south-western Kenya. Our seven-day photographic wildlife safari was soon to begin, but beforehand, we [ read more ]

Back from an Amazing Trip in the Maasai Mara

It is hard to believe it has been less than a week since our intense and amazing wildlife safari in the Maasai Mara region of Kenya, but we have safely returned home, a long way - both physically and mentally - from where we were just a week ago. Due to time constraints and a backlog [ read more ]

First Day in the Maasai Mara

Yesterday we departed Nairobi and took a 40-minute flight to the Mara North Conservancy, where we will spend the next week surrounded by wildlife, and where our early mornings, late afternoons and early evenings will be spent photographing Africa's amazing fauna. After we landed in the Mara North Conservancy, we prepared our gear and headed off for [ read more ]

Welcome to Kenya

Today we arrived in Kenya, a trip which has been in the making since last August. It was a long journey to get here, with two long flights and a ten-hour stop-over in Bangkok in between flights. We arrived in Nairobi early this morning, where our friend and safari leader (for the second time now) [ read more ]