Sarova Shaba Game Lodge
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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Getting to the lodge from the airport was interesting. It actually was an adventure within an adventure. Our guide was new and proceeded to get lost. It took us another hour going down trails to the river and back before our guide said to us he was lost and the radio didn't work. Cell phone to the rescue (Kenya has great coverage). We found our location (Elephant bedroom resort) and were ...
... expert spotter darted left and right across bumps and around turns on tracks that are designed to be respected. Within minutes we were amongst a large group of Oryx. To the left we had more of the smallest antelope in the cute dik diks, which as a note are partners for life. Impala, large anthills, warthog, vultures, vervet monkeys, squirrels and ostriches were all in abundance this morning as they, like us enjoyed the beautiful weather. A short drive on we came across a ...
... of his times and on arriving into Kenya was told not to venture into the area known to be inhabited by the Masai. Reason being, the Masai believed that any white man walking through their fields killed the grass not only on the spot, but for all time. Thus, dead grass means dead cows. Dead cows means unwell Masai. As such, the order went out that any white man walking through Masai territory should be killed. So Thompson went out to the Masai area anyway and was promptly ...
... very good. Didn’t help me get sleepy, but I felt better after it. Okay, off to breakfast. Will write more tonight.
Three vans were waiting for us at the Nairobi Serena hotel lobby this morning (Saturday). We departed about 7:45 am. Got to Ashnil Samburu hotel after a 5 hour drive. Only the very last part of the drive was on gravel road with the rest of the way paved. We made two stops along the way, one at a small village store where they sold many "African" items and ...
... jeep and met Christopher, the sun was just starting to rise. We drove around in search of something worth the early morning wake up call. We saw a single elephant out for a morning stroll, and then a giraffe seeking some breakfast. We continued driving and then we found them. A pride of lions!
There were 6 large female lions, one medium lioness, and then 3 little babies. They were amazing to watch. They were out looking for food. Katie and I had our ...