Migration Season Is Here, Time To Go To The Mara!
|

The dust is just beginning to settle in the city of Nairobi after President Obama’s momentous visit to Kenya and the close of the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit. In the wild however, life continued as usual, but it is time to turn your focus there or you will miss the show; it is time for the great migration!   The Masai Mara is entering its most spectacular wildlife viewing season of the year. The wildebeest migration arrives on the vast Mara plains … Read More

Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge Gives Back To Local Community
|

The benefits that Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge brings to the local community are immeasurable. Thousands of locals benefit from the SACOLA (Sabyinyo Community Lodge Association) and as such the lodge is very well known within the community and wider area. This month we decided to involve our local children as, despite knowing the lodge well, none of them have had an opportunity to visit the lodge and see how we operate. We held a careers inspiration day in the lodge for children … Read More

A Day In and Above the Maasai Mara Plains
|

Absolutely. Incredible. Day… I just cannot believe how much there has been to see and do in the last 24 hours! So another early start as I was lucky enough to be heading back up the in balloon with Markham – leaving my tent was an interesting exercise after I found a buffalo chomping on some vegetation less than a meter from the window… I called Markham, but it turned out he was equally stranded, so it was down to … Read More

A Morning With Governors’ Camp Balloon Safari Chase Crew
|

This morning was another early one, but this time not to go up in the balloon – instead I decided to stay with the crew so I could take photos and videos of the balloons taking off, and then race to the other end by car in order to do the same for the landings and for breakfast. Today was particularly busy with three full balloons – it certainly made for quite a spectacle as they set off one after … Read More