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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Once again, the wildebeest herds are back, and it almost looks like they are here to stay. Following the rain that has fallen on the Mara savannah over the past few weeks, they are in no hurry to head back to the Serengeti. This week, there is nothing but good news in the Mara.
In theory, the brief for this blog series is simple. Take photographs over the course of the week that sum up what is happening in the Mara. But by Week 88, the pressure really to create something even better than the last really kicks in
This week, the spotlight is on the Anne K. Taylor Fund, a small team striving to maintain a balance between conservation and communities. The Fund’s North Star: listen carefully to the Maasai communities, then work together to find lasting solutions.
Heavy overnight rains have come, bringing with them the great wildebeest and zebra herds. These herds had already started their migration south, but the promise of more grazing has caused them to turn around – incredible moments await
Under duress, regular guest and passionate photographer, James Fitzgerald, was persuaded by his nagging sister-in-law, Nicky, to share his beautiful photographs taken earlier on in September. This is James’ second guest appearance on our blog … and next year there will be a third.