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TravelPod Member ReviewsGovernor's Camp Masai Mara National Reserve
Really neat tent accommodation
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... cuteness though, and leaving was not made easier by their consistently adorable wrestling.
I also ran into the group of travelers my age from the campsite last night. They saw that I was not lying about being in a group consisting entirely of Chinese people, and, as you might expect, started cracking up -- even Tippi -- the girl from Hong Kong (who seemed really cool by the way).
After a couple of hours, it was time to leave. ...
... Took some pics and reached the camp. Wow middle of no where and next to the river. Was told hippos roam around in the eve. Went to my tent and it was cool. Met all the massai people working here and they are very friendly. Just had lunch and I'm the only veggie. Some mixed veg with gravy and fruit salad... Afternoon safari was mostly chasing the wildebeest for their crossing. Managed to ...
... experience to visit the Mara, but feels worlds away from the school and church we had grown so fond of in Lubinu. Coming here, out of our comfort zone, makes us feel like Mumias is 'home' out here. It also shows the huge diversity of cultures, landscapes and traditions, even within the same country. Tomorrow we hope to see the Masai warriors dancing in their village. Nathaniel has already asked if he can have 'those things put in his ...
... br> came out were surrounded by a few of the Masai and cajoled into buying $5 necklaces for $20. Further down the women were selling their trinkets at reasonable prices and we would have bought more from them had the men not charged so exorbitantly . Even so, we bought two bracelets but not having Kenyan shillings we paid in US dollars which went straight to the men who were planning the wedding for the chief's son.
... camp manager with him to help find their way back and they only got lost once. We were cozy in bed by 9 appreciating our solar power, listening to the light rain and we enjoyed camping.
- Swahili: Although English is the official language in Kenya thanks to British colonization, the common language which seems to be preferred for conversation is Swahili. There are 42 tribes and 42 languages in Kenya making Swahili the common conversational language.