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Experiencing a Masai Mara School : A Short Detour We had our fill of African Safari Game viewing inside Masai Mara for the last two days and a half. Now it is time for us to be heading back to our Eco camp and on our way we took a […]

Inside a Masai Mara School – VII


In Search of Hippos and the lone Lion at Masai Mara  is the sixth episode of my account of our travels into Kenya. It was also  the third morning of our Masai Mara safari; and we were on the lookout for the Hippos  today. The earlier two days, we had had our […]

In Search of Hippos and the lone Lion at Masai ...


A Masai Village :  This is part 5 of my Masai Mara Kenya Travelogue No trip of Masai Mara is complete without a visit to a Masai Village. It seemed that our Masai guide was also aware of this and the trip to a Masai Village was always in their cards. […]

Trip to a Masai Village



Masai Mara Safari Game Drives : This is part 4 of my Masai Mara Kenya Travelogue The rains had stopped inside Masai Mara, Kenya by then, but it had already left large and treacherous puddles of water in the muddy road and small streamlets seemed to have emerged from everywhere. The vehicle […]

Masai Mara Safari Game Drives – IV


Lioness Mara
What is the secret of Kenya’s fame as a Travel Destination? Kenya is now a very discernable fixture for all travel and wildlife lovers. People from all around the world long to visit Masai Mara – the star attraction of Kenya’s wildlife offering. Other important destinations in Kenya  include Amboselli, Lake […]

Secret of Kenya’s fame


We were staying at Elsamere Camp at Naivasha , Kenya. This was in Nov 2011 and we were here after a two day Masai Mara safari tour. The camp is absolutely THE place to stay when you are in Naivasha. This is not only because of its locale or the ambience, […]

Do not venture out at night. Elsamere camp, Kenya



Though the Chopta to Tunganath trek is open for most times of the year, however my suggestion would be to take this during the months of March  Mayor the months of  September October. The weather during these months are better and is suallly not known to have much rains. Though we did […]

Reaching Tunganath


Driving to the Scenic Lake Naivasha, Kenya After our short safari trip to Masai Mara , our plans were to travel to Lake Naivasha, Kenya. Basically we had two more days  in our budget travel calendar, and the choice was either to go to Lake Naivasha or To Lake Nakuru. […]

From Masai Mara to Scenic Lake Naivasha, Kenya- Part I


Zebras at Masai Mara
A trip to Masai Mara is an experience that you will savour for a long long time. We were there in 2012, and had plans to stay one night at Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, three night at Mar forest and then two nights at a place called Naivasha. This is part 3 of […]

Rainy day at Masai Mara – III