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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
Spot the Difference 26 April 2021 Did you know that currently there are no less than 32 magnificent male lions in the Mara Triangle? One for every 16 sqkm. And each has a story. And now these stories are documented in an exciting identification guide, spearheaded by Adam who was ably assisted by the lion lovers of the Mara Triangle By Adam Bannister
Missing the Shot 20 April 2021 When a dream photo shoot feels like empty pictures… Photographer Paris Brummer recalls shooting Angama Safari Camp last October – and regrets the one shot she didn’t take By Paris Brummer
Field Notes from a First Time Visitor 12 April 2021 Liz and Jacob Morris, friends of Shannon and Tyler’s, recently visited Angama and the Mara. As it's easy to forget, Liz reminds us what it feels like to experience it all for the first time By Liz Morris
Farewell to the Davis Family 6 April 2021 In his last blog, Tyler recounts their final days at Angama and all the surprises the team had in store for them. With games, speeches, gifts – even a parade; it was a proper send-off they'll never forget By Tyler Davis
Redefining Growth 30 March 2021 As Shannon’s time at Angama draws to a close, she reflects on her time and her personal journey – finding meaning in resolve, and fulfilment in effort By Shannon Davis

This Week at Angama

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7 May 2021

Sometimes while out on safari, having a good sense of humour and adventure can be just as critical as having a camera. As Adam discovered, things have a habit of not going according to plan

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30 Apr 2021

Part of the joy of spending time in the Maasai Mara is turning right when all the other vehicles turn left. Adam takes us on a short adventure as he explores the path less travelled

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23 Apr 2021

The joy of a photographic library as large as we now have at Angama is that you can easily look back over the weeks, months and years. Memories get triggered, stories unfold and sometimes predictions can be made

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16 Apr 2021

In a very eventful week in the Mara, Douggy finds several kills, an elusive cub, and a lion up to an unusual trick – to name a few of his favourite sightings

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9 Apr 2021

Filling in while Adam is on leave, Douggy takes us on his journey to Amboseli and behind his lens as he documents a week in the Mara

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1 Apr 2021

No two weeks at Angama are ever the same, and even more so this week. There was some regularly scheduled lion action, plus many moments to capture at the lodge, including a big farewell to our Regional Directors

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Modern Warriors 22 March 2021 A chance invitation to a rare occasion. Granted special permission, Adam documents an ancient Maasai rite of passage in the context of modern life. By Adam Bannister
Return of the Wild Dog? 16 March 2021 With the mission to assist in the protection of wild dogs in the Maasai Mara, a two day ‘Mara Vaccination Campaign’ was organised by a group of conservationists, biologists and veterinarians and Adam had the privilege of witnessing this successful initiative By Adam Bannister
From Godown to GM 9 March 2021 Just shy of six years ago, and three months before we welcomed our first guests to Angama, a most distinguished gentleman joined our family, and this is his story from then till now … By Nicky Fitzgerald
Serengeti from the Sky 2 March 2021 On a recent trip to the Serengeti, Adam captured some incredible photographs by helicopter. From a new perspective, he reflects on his new-found appreciation for this corner of the world By Adam Bannister
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