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An Introduction to Amboseli 24 June 2022 It was with great zeal that Charlotte researched Amboseli and Kimana Sanctuary in advance of our groundbreaking. Here are some of her findings By Charlotte Ross Stewart
The Sacred Hills 17 June 2022 After sharing her dreams and visions with Alison, Mama Jane revealed some of the spiritual significance the hills around Angama have for the Maasai By Alison Mitchell
A Map That Straddled Opposite Ends of the World 10 June 2022 When the pandemic threw every best-laid plan under the bus, a sculptor in New Zealand and a creator in Nairobi, co-produced a massive steel masterpiece that today graces Angama Mara’s handsome Map Room. This is a tale of African resourcefulness By Nicky Fitzgerald
Shelf Awareness in the Mara 9 June 2022 Philip Blackwell, owner of the Ultimate Library, curated the Africana collection for Angama Mara’s two libraries and here tells us about the titles that might make one want to skip a safari or two By Philip Blackwell
A Saffa Safari 1 June 2022 The second part of Azei and Collins' South African adventure saw them travel to the ‘bushveld’ of Kruger — with more than a few unexpected surprises and delights along the way By Sue van Winsen
A Tribute to a Super Tusker 27 May 2022 With the tragic passing of Tolstoy the Super Tusker in the future home of Angama Amboseli, professional wildlife photographer Federico Veronesi reflects on a decade of unforgettable encounters By Federico Veronesi

This Week at Angama

Andrew savours some of the last quiet moments in the Mara before the arrival of the Great Migration

This week Robert caught up with some old friends — and has some good news to deliver for our cat followers

In his last instalment for the blog, Adam reflects on the past 4 and a half years at Angama — and provides us with one final lion update

Conquering prides and taking new land has become the norm for the lions of the Mara. Fortunately, we were able to witness some of the drama unfold

It's early June and small zebra and wildebeest herds have already begun to appear — along with a new pride of lions who seem to know what's to come

Back in the Mara after some time away, Adam reflects on the very definition of a safari

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Losing Yourself in a Mara Moment 19 May 2022 What is one of the most important lessons a professional wildlife photographer can learn? UK-based Richard Peters finds out first-hand on a recent visit to Angama Mara By Richard Peters
Showers of Maasai Blessings 11 May 2022 Celebrating a special anniversary, one guest's Maasai blessing ceremony echoed her wedding 25 years ago By Lucky Kalsi
Chakula Ni Uhai — Food Is Life 3 May 2022 The Maasai proverb ‘Happiness is as good as food’ perfectly sums up what the chefs at Angama wholeheartedly believe in. We are proudly Kenyan in our kitchen and the food lovingly prepared for our guests draws its inspiration form a magnificent tapestry of cultures By Nicky Fitzgerald
The Tree of Life 26 April 2022 Expecting to enjoy a couple of fun-filled days at the beach, Alison lost her heart to the captivating baobabs of Kilifi By Alison Mitchell
A Day in the Life of an Angama Safari Camp Host 19 April 2022 Ever wondered what it takes to run a light-footprint, movable safari camp in the middle of the wilderness? According to Ibrahim, there’s nothing else he’d rather do By Ibrahim Hussein
Two Wheels to Heaven 12 April 2022 It was an adventure no guest had ever attempted before — travelling from Nairobi to Angama Mara by bicycle By Peter Farnell-Watson
A Little Clinic Making a Big Difference 5 April 2022 A recent biomed graduate from the UK got a taste of the demands — and the rewards — of running a small clinic on the edge of the Maasai Mara By Amy Scheijde
A Camel Safari in the Big North 29 March 2022 Fulfilling a life-long dream, Kristin and Helle set off on a camel walking safari in the arid landscapes of Laikipia By Helle Sejer-Hansen
This Is Africa at Its Very Finest 22 March 2022 The Great Migration was an overwhelming sensory experience for James Tyrrell, one that left him both exhausted and yearning for more By James Tyrrell
Goodbye to the Queen of the Triangle 15 March 2022 At one time the leader of a pride 14-strong, her reign has sadly come to an end. Adam pens a tribute to the indomitable Mama Kali By Adam Bannister
Please Don’t Ask Nicky What Comes Next 7 March 2022 40 years ago, on 10 July 1982, Nicky stood at the front door of the 11-roomed Arniston Hotel on the southernmost tip of Africa and welcomed her first guests. 60 plus hotels and lodges later — with a few restaurants thrown in for good measure — she bids farewell to an industry she loves deeply By Nicky Fitzgerald
So Nearly Finished Off by Bahoirie 1 March 2022 Deep in the Kibale Forest of western Uganda Nicky faced an enraged chimpanzee who aptly goes by the name of Bahoirie meaning, ‘they are finished’ By Nicky Fitzgerald
Dian Fossey Would Be So Proud 22 February 2022 Nicky was lucky enough to visit the inspiring Ellen DeGeneres Campus of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund just five days after it was officially opened on 1 February 2022 By Nicky Fitzgerald
Treasures of the Albertine Rift 15 February 2022 A couple of weeks ago, Nicky was frogmarched from Kibale Forest in Uganda to Lake Kivu in Rwanda by two very demanding friends who wanted her to ‘see it all’ in just six days. She even tiptoed across the border into the DRC just because it was there By Nicky Fitzgerald
Behind Robert’s Lens 8 February 2022 Capturing all the magic moments in the Mara is a job that runs from sunrise to sunset. Spend a day in the life of Robert from The Angama Photographic Studio By Robert Sayialel
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