Travel Blogs from Masai Mara National Reserve
... clouds cleared, Jack and I looked out our 2nd floor balcony and below us were two warthogs, maybe 15 ft down below from us. They were rooting around in the grass and gradually making their way up the hill until they were directly in front of us. Nasty looking dudes. Then off in the field below us we saw a troop of baboons scampering out of the brush and down the hill. There was a little baby hanging on to its mommy for dear life right through a herd ...
... the wise words of the doctor, we spent the rest of our time laughing and staring out the window at the rain. It has been quite the day.
Tomorrow morning we have an extremely early start in order to make it to the airport in time for our flight to Egypt. We will arrive very late tomorrow, and then have 2 busy days of sightseeing before we are back in Canada and dealing with the real world. We will do our best to post from Egypt tomorrow.
Love Jenny and ...
... Two male Black
Rhino have been seen near the crossing points on Paradise Plains often and
the younger male had fought with the older one and suffered a few scratches
around the face and horns. On the 18th the KWS vet had a look at him and
cleaned up his wounds which were more superficial.
Cats - Lion
Marsh Pride - There are up to 21 lion in this pride to
include the four males. The four Marsh males (Musketeers) namely Morani,
Hunter, Sikio and ...
... plus a snake park! The snake park was unusual in the sense that lots of the snakes were not in tanks but in an open environment with live lizards and tortoises walking around... We saw many snakes hunting little lizards and eat them alive!! Really made us shudder at the time.
We loved kenya's beauty and wildlife more than it's urban slums but we had ended up really enjoying Kenya. We will miss it but the excitement of a new part of our adventure just beginning is what we look forward ...
... pretty guilty. I know better than to feed the animals but I didn't think a few chips for the birds would be a disaster. Oops. Still it was amazing to be this close to the one animal at the beginning of this trip that I was sure I would never see again. It is only fitting that the pun of all of our jokes came right to the door of our tent.
So it is with mixed emotions that we head out on our very last game drive. It is hard to ...