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The Angama Guide to the Great Migration 21 July 2021 It is the largest land-based animal migration on the planet – more than a million wildebeest and zebras migrating en-masse on their never-ending journey in search of greener pastures. Most will survive the hazards faced along the way, but hundreds of thousands won’t. This is without a doubt, the greatest show on Earth By Sue van Winsen
When Lengishu Came to Stay 20 July 2021 If you have read an Angama blog or two before, you may know “people first” is at the very heart of our lodge. Whether it be our guests, our staff, our neighbours, or our extended safari community, we love nothing more than opening our doors to all – this time, to our new friends from up north By Charlotte Ross Stewart
A Tribute to a Mapmaker 13 July 2021 It was with a heavy heart that Kate was tasked with penning a goodbye to Angama’s dear friend, Duncan Butchart, but one she was honoured to perform By Kate Fitzgerald Boyd
Roasted by Hand, Made with Love 6 July 2021 From bean to brew, Ryan visited Nairobi for a behind-the-scenes journey with Angama’s coffee supplier, Spring Valley to learn more about this proudly Kenyan roastery By Ryan Brown
Long Live the King 29 June 2021 At 1pm local time on 11 June, Scarface took his last breath. He died of natural causes in peace without any disturbance from vehicles or hyenas. The Mara has lost a king, but may his legend live on forever By Nicky Fitzgerald
The Place We Call Home 22 June 2021 On the 12 June, the Mara conservancy proudly celebrated their 20th anniversary. Custodians of the beautiful Mara Triangle, the Angama family is proud to not only take our guests into the park each day, but to support the Mara Conservancy in every way we can By Nicky Fitzgerald

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23 Jul 2021

The arrival of the Great Migration has a knock-on effect that changes the behaviours of the Mara’s usual characters, making for unexpected discoveries around every corner

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16 Jul 2021

On the one year anniversary of Kenya’s borders reopening, it’s not only guests that are making their way back to the Mara – the first mega herds of the Great Migration have also made their appearance

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9 Jul 2021

It’s high season at the lodge and everyone is running to and fro, but like time, the Mara waits for no one. To the relief of those of us sitting in cities with pigeons and pomeranians, here is our wildlife fix

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2 Jul 2021

Just days away from the arrival of the mega-herds, the Mara is abundant with remarkable sightings. Species great and small are competing for their place in this diverse ecosystem

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25 Jun 2021

Love is in the air. Perhaps it’s the excitement from the soon-to-begin Migration that has everything from leopards to puffadders mating across the Mara

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18 Jun 2021

The Mara River, the lifeblood of this remarkable reserve, takes centre stage this week, as herds of zebra gather along its banks. Daily they run the gauntlet - dicing with death

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Seasons of Love 15 June 2021 As we celebrate Angama’s birthday, Nicky wonders – how do you begin to measure the love that has been poured into our lodge over the past six years? By Nicky Fitzgerald
Protecting Fitz, His Herd and His Home 8 June 2021 The Angama Foundation funds the collaring and ongoing monitoring of a forest-dwelling and habitual crop raiding elephant, named Fitz. And he has been keeping the team from the Mara Elephant Project on their toes By Claire Bolles
Celebrating Sisterhood at Segera 1 June 2021 Earlier this year, Angama’s two female guides headed up north to Segera Retreat in Laikipia to join the ROAR AFRICA Women’s Empowerment Retreat for a week of recognising the female pioneers in travel. This is Sophie’s story of her time up north By Sophie Sadera
Seconds Out Round #6 25 May 2021 Our annual tradition to celebrate the abundance of regrowth around our lodge has fallen to Nicky, with Adam and the maintenance team jumping in to capture this year's changes By Nicky Fitzgerald
Western Kenya From the Skies 18 May 2021 It may be one of Kenya’s least-visited regions, but Western Kenya is astounding in its biodiversity. From endless tea plantations to untouched equatorial rainforests, this corner of Eden is perhaps best discovered from the skies By Adam Bannister
The Story of a Man Who Fell in Love With a Mountain 11 May 2021 In January of this year, Steve Mitchell travelled to the Greater Amboseli ecosystem and lost his heart to the roof of Africa By Steve Mitchell
Conserving the Mara – one image at a time 4 May 2021 Three years and thousands of images later, Alison Mitchell unveils some of the exciting changes that have been rolled out for The Greatest Maasai Mara Photographer of the Year By Alison Mitchell