Ngerende Island Lodge
Travel Blogs from Masai Mara National Reserve
... wear shoes if they were provided and he responded that they would not. They like their simple lifestyle.
After an amazing lunch back at the Camp, we did another safari drive through the Conservation Area. We saw more wildlife, including large pods of hippos, and had another great campfire in the prairie, accompanied by Tusker beer and music from Sean and Sarah. Great evening and hard to believe we were in such an unbelievable place.
We had another communal dinner ...
... have the same shops and are built in the same style.
We arrived at Acacia camp in Nairobi early afternoon which meant I had time to get some washing done. I noticed the campsite had washing machines so I paid 700 Kenyan Shillings (£5) to have 25 items washed for me, at least that would get them a bit cleaner than hand washing them for what felt like the zillionth time!
That night we celebrated Jens birthday with a ...
Sunday morning was the time we had been waiting for. When we arrived at church, the praise band was already warming up, and then people began to arrive and start listening and singing. The first service was in English. We noticed a lot of young people. Our team was called up front and introduced and welcomed. Everywhere, we are welcomed with warm hospitality. Jane was pressed into service to play the ...
... that were ostriches’, warthogs,
baboons, monkeys, hippos and a four meter long crocodile that we were escorted
up to on a walk with a ranger toting a sizeable gun. Whilst this was very interesting I couldn’t
help feeling that if were going to be exiting the vehicle perhaps it would have
been wiser to do so around the zebras or deer rather than the hippos and
crocodiles, but who am I to question a man with a gun?!
Our driver seemed ...
... sat just behind the pilot so had fantastic views. It took just over an hour. We stopped at two other camps before mine so had lots of fun take offs and landings. I never want to go in a big plane again it was soo much more fun in the little one even though I couldn't believe I was way up in the air in something so small. I'm staying in a camp called mara intrepids which looked amazing on the website but you never really know until you arrive! Thankfully the ...