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  • Monday, December 9, 2013

    This was our long haul day as we made our way south from Lake Nakuru, then west across the Great Rift Valley, up and over the Mau Escarpment (the Valley’s western wall), and out onto the Mara plain.

  • Friday, December 6, 2013

    Monday, November 11 - At breakfast it appeared that most of our group had passed the night uninterrupted by animal sightings.

  • Thursday, December 5, 2013

    Sunday, November 10 - Our day and a half at Ashnil Samburu Camp had been full—indeed, it seemed that we had been here both longer and all too briefly, but it was time to move on. We departed Ashnil Camp at 7:30 a.m., waved away by Ashnil’s friendly staff and Johnson, still carrying his club.

  • Wednesday, December 4, 2013

    Saturday, November 9 - This was one of those days that everyone hopes to have on a safari. The day broke balmy and bright, Lolokwe in the distance glowing pink with early sunlight.

  • Tuesday, December 3, 2013

    Friday, November 8 - We awoke to the raucous call of a peacock. Parting the drapery in the early light, we beheld immediately one promise of our safari in East Africa, big distances.