Thursday, September 15, 2016

An incredible journey. . . . . . . .


After one night and a wonderful day in Nairobi, we took a 12 seater plane to our camp.
This airport for Mara Plains surprised me - not even an airstrip, just a bumpy bush
 area. Gentleman with motorcycle was a taxi! 
Fortunately our plane was met by a large safari vehicle to take us to camp.

Fighting Hartebeest antelopes - two males, young one on left, old guy on right. 
Thankfully they gave up prior to a sad end and ran away after about half an hour
 of serious battle, most likely over territory.


This evening's game drive was cut short when a heavy rain fell - apparently very
 unusual at this time of year.  As you can see, we've seen a lot of game 
already - the plains are heaving with what could be over a million Wildebeest
 readying for the annual migration, some silhouetted against the horizon here.

Boma Hotel, Nairobi

I will have amazing stories to share from Kenya. Our days are so very busy
 from the 6AM game drive until late evening here in the Maasai Mara - and no time to
 post other than these few photos to show you that we made it here!

Lots more to come from this spectacular continent.



11 comments:

  1. Now that is what I call a basic airport, no frill there or even a loo

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  2. How very wonderful that you are there and you will share your photos and stories. Take care, enjoy every minute, of course you will ! love. C

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  3. Thank you so Mary. Such stunning pictures. Wow!

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  4. So exciting...thank you for sharing!!

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  5. Glad to hear you made it safe and sound. These photos are absolutely incredible. Thank you for sharing your journey with us. Can't wait to hear and see more!

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  6. How gorgeous, and aren't those magnificent animals! Seeing them in the wild must be so thrilling.

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  7. Delighted to learn that you and Bob have arrived safely - what a wonderful start to your trip, the photos are stunning.

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  8. This is absolutely amazing!! Gosh, I cannot imagine being where you're at. Wow. Enjoying the photos and your journey. :)

    xx

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  9. An entirely different world... So beautiful!

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