On the road again…

We arrived into the Mara camp after dark, exhausted but exhilarated, the last obstacle was a really steep lugga which was really slippery after the rain as we climbed out of the lugga in our headlight beams, two massive old bull elephants moved serenely across the plains, backlit by the moon, they clearly were coping […]

50 Shades of Green

The advent of the rains always brings beautiful changes to the wilds of Kenya. Luscious green hues transforming the landscape to a hive of activity as the rivers fill and wild flowers bloom!   Why not take this time to explore this spectacular time of the year! All over the country, the rains have been welcomed, […]

On our travels… Soko Day

Market (Soko in Kiswahili) day in villages all over Kenya are a mass of bustling, busy riots of colour and noise!  Usually market day is an open air affair… in the town’s dusty square, where all the piles of produce; sacks of maize meal, tea-leaves, dried maize, bags of spices and ochre, snuff and tobacco, […]

5 reasons why we’re loving Speke’s Camp!

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Speke’s Camp is a hidden gem on the safari circuit!! It’s a traditional up-market camp that can serve as a base for exploring the Maasai Mara. Here are five reasons why we think it’s a perfect addition to your safari circuit! GAME VIEWING GALORE! Located between Mara North and Olare Orok […]

A safari with a twist in the Mara

The Wood family & “The House in the Wild” in the Mara have a deep, long standing and meaningful connection with the Maasai community, the wildlife and the land, encouraging renewable practices that serve as a model for living in harmony with nature. Through their personal relationships, cultural programs & conservation efforts, they help to […]

What to wear on safari

What to wear on safari! ‘Safari style’, ‘safari chic’, ‘bush wardrobe’, the list goes on…. all phrases leading the humble safari-goer to believe a complete new wardrobe is in order when one goes on safari. Hold your horses, all is not lost…here are few tried and tested tips for what to wear whilst discovering the […]