Wildebeest Build-up

On our way to the Wild-Eye Mara camp, we had to drive by one of the wildebeest crossing points. They were starting to build up on the other side of the river. Every year about 1.5 million wildebeest will travel from Tanzania to Kenya and cross the Mara river for food. It is a treacherous …

How Many Hippos?

The Wild-Eye camp sits right on the banks of the Mara River. And I mean right on the banks of the Mara River. Looking down at the river was a pod of hippos. I counted 41 but I may have missed a couple. At night they would come out of the water and munch on …

On to the Mara

After a short 1 hour flight on Mombasa Air, we landed at the airstrip in the Mara Triangle Conservancy. There is no airport . . . just a landing strip which rangers will come out to clear of any animals prior to any flights coming. in We met up with the rest of our group …