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Collaring Mama Kali 23 February 2021 One of the biggest hurdles animals face in the Greater Mara Ecosystem is human-wildlife conflict. Tyler Davis let us know how a new lion-collaring project is helping to address the issue at its root By Tyler Davis
A Runner’s High 16 February 2021 In running the newly launched UltraMARAthon, a 50km race through the Mara’s Conservancies, Shannon Davis finds community and a new sense of accomplishment – at 1500m By Shannon Davis
The Recipe of Amanda’s Kitchen 9 February 2021 Over the past 4 years of working closely with Amanda Collins, Kate Fitzgerald Boyd has come to know that her kind, mild and gentle exterior is simply a façade for the energetic, detail-oriented fireball that lies beneath the surface of Angama's beloved chef-trainer By Kate Fitzgerald Boyd
Shootingin a Sea of Grass 2 February 2021 While the tall summer grasses can be a foe for photographers, consider making them your friend, writes Angama's in-house photographer, Adam Bannister. By Adam Bannister
What’s Cooking at Angama Safari Camp 26 January 2021 Shannon Davis, regional director and the brains behind the food for the new Angama Safari Camp, shares how she dreamt up the menu for a campfire kitchen set deep in the Mara Triangle By Shannon Davis
A Tale of Family, Greed and Witchcraft 19 January 2021 The Letter, a documentary by filmmakers Maia Lekow & Christopher King, is a proudly Kenyan production which tells the heartbreaking tale of a modern Kenyan family torn apart by accusations of witchcraft By Maia Lekow & Christopher King

This Week at Angama

#160

26 Feb 2021

After being away for a week, Adam returns to the Mara Triangle, delighted to be back in familiar territory, exploring the subtle changes and nuances which make this landscape so appealing

Laura Goldsworthy observes that despite the changing weather patterns currently playing out across the globe, the Mara reminds us that as much as things change, they sometimes stay the same

# 158

12 Feb 2021

An incredibly rare sighting this week, plus Adam shares with us the small joys that listening to the Mara can bring

#157

5 Feb 2021

As the weather begins to warm up, the Mara continues to enthral in new ways. Adam Bannister writes how with no two days ever being the same there is always the possibility that today could be the day for that special shot

#156

29 Jan 2021

Week in and week out we aim, through this blog, to showcase the diversity of life found within the Maasai Mara ecosystem. Be it big or small, gripping or touching, it is our intention to share it all…

#155

22 Jan 2021

Wild dog sightings in the Mara are few and far between, so it's always cause for celebration when we encounter them. A tough sighting to follow, but no week in the Mara is the same or without drama, action and beauty…

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Rwanda – Africa’s New Culinary Darling 12 January 2021 Trees Piersma, Kigali resident and food fundi, takes our readers on an unexpected journey from the capital’s street food, on to Lake Kivu and back to Rwanda’s Michelin-trained chef. Those gorillas best work hard at hanging on to being the main event. By Trees Piersma
Tis The Season To Be Merry 5 January 2021 Coming from the Northern Hemisphere, Shannon Davis was used to a colder kind of Christmas yet over the years has warmed to the Kenyan spirit of family, friends and feasting as well as the elegant yet understated way of celebrating the season at Angama Mara By Shannon Davis
A Year of Wildlife Highs 29 December 2020 Each year the Angama guiding team shares their most memorable wildlife sightings. While 2020 may not have delivered the usual number of guests, one thing has remained consistent in the Mara Triangle: nature continues to thrill us with her bounty By The Guides of Angama
Running On The Wild Side 22 December 2020 Nicky Smith is not only one of our expert travel planners with Angama Safaris but also puts the rest of us to shame with her physical prowess and endurance. Following a recent trip to Angama, Nicky writes how our Kenyan team stepped in and for once put her through her paces By Nicky Smith
Crafted to Perfection 15 December 2020 When he came to Kenya from Seattle, beer aficionado Tyler Davis initially struggled with the lack of beer options available. Just six short years later, Tyler writes about this now thriving industry and all the great players on the scene By Tyler Davis
Live-streaming The Spirit of The Mara 8 December 2020 For the first time, the Awards Ceremony of the Greatest Maasai Mara Photographer of the Year took place online, streaming the event to Mara aficionados across the world. Intimidated at the prospect, but exhilarated by the quality of this year’s entries, Mwikali Ndambo recounts her co-hosting experience By Mwikali Ndambo
The Migrant Birder Returns 1 December 2020 While the Great Migration may be East Africa’s better-known natural phenomenon, for Adam Scott Kennedy, the migratory habits of East Africa’s birds are far more awe-inspiring By Adam Scott Kennedy