Articles Tagged 'Mara North Conservancy'
Kenya: So Where Exactly Were We?
For the past few months I have chronicled our adventures in the Maasai Mara region of Kenya on a day-by-day basis, detailing in words and pictures the incredible experiences we had. For those who have not been to the Mara, it can be difficult to picture the geography and understand how vast it is, and [ continue reading ]
Maasai Mara: Day 7 of 7
Our final day in the Mara had arrived, and we had one morning game drive before we would need to depart Elephant Pepper Camp and the fantastic people, animals, places and experiences that had made up the previous week. The day was quite subdued, and there was that ever-persistent feeling we had experienced before on our final [ continue reading ]
Maasai Mara: Day 6 of 7
By the sixth day in the Mara North Conservancy in Kenya's south-west, our incredible safari was rapidly drawing to a conclusion; but despite the ticking clock, a lot can happen in two days, and day six would be an amazing day, as we would later discover. In addition to the routine morning and afternoon game drives [ continue reading ]
Maasai Mara: Day 5 of 7
Our plan for day five in the Kenyan wilderness was to depart the Mara North Conservancy and head south into the public Maasai Mara National Reserve. We were in search of cheetahs, the only big cats we had not yet seen. Rather than heading out for two drives (morning and afternoon) near camp, we made a single [ continue reading ]
Maasai Mara: Day 4 of 7
Our fourth day in the Maasai Mara region of south-western Kenya had arrived after a good night's sleep following the magical big cat activity and stunning skies we had witnessed the day before. As had become our habit by now, we were again the first to rise from slumber at 5am, walking through the darkness [ continue reading ]