Travel Blogs from Masai Mara National Reserve
... are publicly circumcised. The song chants, "Today you become a man, you must show courage, if you blink or show pain you will disgrace your family, you will be thrown out of your village, ignored by your family, you will not marry," etc. That's a little pressure. 3 montages after that they go somewhere with the men for 3 montages to learn how to be a man. The girls also get circumcised from ages 8-11, but they are allowed to show pain. The man's responsibility is ...
... and finally a giraffe very close.
Overall, we saw 4 of the 5, Big Five this weekend. The elusive leopard was not
to be found on the Mara, even with my intense efforts to spot one we weren’t
successful. They do exist in this area, however they are very hard to see or
We got on the road for home, exiting the gates of the Mara,
about noon. We arrived back home about 5:00p. No breakdowns and a drama-free
... I follow the guard to my tent and I’m impressed at the sheer volume of animal noises coming from the dense jungle on either side of the path. Each tent is purposefully isolated, which worries me just a little as I will be alone in the tent. But I forget to worry as we arrive at the tent which has a beautiful balcony with an amazing view of the verdant jungle – there is even the sound of a bubbling brook, although I cannot ...
... was definitely doable. The place worked as a self-service and we could choose among chapati, rice, peas, pasta and bones with a bit of meat.
Just a few kilometers after we passed through the check point of the Maasai Mara National Reserve our minivan broke down. In fact we were facing two kinds of defects (caused by the bumpy road):
- Battery. It happened to us several times that some cables that must be connected to the battery to make it work ...
... birth, they are able to run as fast as their mothers, pretty amazing!
At 8:45am we drove up onto a small bluff, and came across a wonderfully arranged breakfast table, underneath a huge ficus tree, with 360 degree views of the savannah and animals around us. What a great surprise. Everything was cooked to order, and we will admit, we are getting very spoiled. It will be tough to go back to the "serve ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service