In that unforgettable hair-washing scene from the movie Out of Africa, Denys Finch Hatton recites poetry to Blixen as he gently massages shampoo into her hair.
KAREN: You’re skipping verses
DENYS: I leave out the dull parts
Welcome to Angama’s blog.
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Never a dull moment at Angama Mara and here we go again but this time something completely different. Well, not so different: same guiding excellence, same unparalleled game viewing, same warm Kenyan hospitality, same maverick approach to design, same delicious food, same sublime comfort but this time truly in the middle of nowhere. We are delighted to introduce you to our new baby, Angama Safari Camp.
On a beautiful October afternoon in the Triangle, Angama Mara guest, Mike Welton from Canada, was on safari with his guide John, when with much excitement they came across a female leopard hunting an impala grazing nearby. Taking her time for what she thought was the perfect moment, the leopard patiently stalked her prey, but…
This marks the first week of our third year running this series. If you’re a newcomer, you’re in for a treat (and please check out the previous 104 weeks), and if you’re a loyal fan, thanks for checking in each and every Friday.
Inspired by Karen Blixen much quoted saying from Out of Africa we are delighted to share the exciting news of our next development: the Angama Mara Map Room. We brainstormed ‘What next to delight our guests?’ and building a handsome room to showcase maps of every sort made perfect sense. Our guests come from all corners of the world and when they arrive in the Mara, often their first stop on their first ever African safari is with us and how better to welcome and orientate them than in a room filled with maps. Architects Sandy and Dan flew from Seattle to the Mara to design our Map Room and this is Sandy’s story.