FUN-Travel: Masai Mara, Kenya – Safari – Day 2

July 31, 2019 by · Comments Off on FUN-Travel: Masai Mara, Kenya – Safari – Day 2 

1st Game Drive 6:15 – herd of 18 elephants with 4 babies…

…cheetahs from yesterday are mom with 3 cubs…

…out and about on the prowl…

…along with Leona the Leopard!

2nd Game Drive – same varying array of animals…

Barry the Buffalo

…plus first topi…

…feverishly in search of the…

…ever elusive Reggie the Rhino!

Tina the Topi

FUN-fact – They place hot water bottles in the bed at night!

FUN-Travel: Masai Mara, Kenya – Safari – Day 1

July 30, 2019 by · Comments Off on FUN-Travel: Masai Mara, Kenya – Safari – Day 1 

1st Game Drive 6:15 – Exquisite Early Morning Movement!

…lions…cheetahs…elephants…buffalo…leopards…hyenas.

Simba Stalking

  • Back 9:15 for breakfast & ask for twin beds pushed together. Luckily it’s an option!

2nd Game Drive 4:00 – herd of 14 elephants with 2 babies…4 cheetahs resting…

..warthogs…giant kingfishers…yellow billed storks…gray headed kingfisher…

…+ the usual suspects.

Mara River

FUN-fact – We saw the Big 4 today!

More FF – They call a game drive the “African Massage”…it’s free and guaranteed that every guide will give you one.

FUN-Travel: Masai Mara, Kenya

July 30, 2019 by · Comments Off on FUN-Travel: Masai Mara, Kenya 

  • Depart 9:30 for Kenya flight…arrive 10:30 Tarime, TZ for drive to border…

…experience typical 3rd World Customs Chaos & Immigration Extortion!

  • Need yellow fever card (medical record proof doesn’t cut it)…

…so have to pay additional $100 + $100 for Visa fees.

Airstrip Gift Shop

…catch cheetah on high alert…lurking in grass ready to pounce…

…takes 3-day-old baby gazelle down.

  • Rest of day relax and get deep tissue massage. AHH!

FUN-fact – Night Noises – Howard the Hippo howls + elephants trample + baboons grunt & hyenas stalk.

Not so FF – This camp only has queen size beds which ain’t cutting it!

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