Leaving Out The Dull Parts, Angama's Blog - Angama Mara
HOME BLOG
Leaving Out The Dull Parts
Showing:
All categories
All categories
This Week At Angama
Giving Back
Inside Angama
Safari Style
The Mara
Travel East Africa
Stories From The Mara
All contributors
All contributors
Alison Mitchell
Annemarie Meintjes
Azei Lago
Duncan Butchart
Ian Dommisse
JAMES FITZGERALD
Jeffrey Thige
Kate Fitzgerald Boyd
Lesley Fox
Michael Boyd
Mwikali Ndambo
Nicky Fitzgerald
Shannon Davis
STEVE FITZGERALD
Steve Mitchell
Stratton Hatfield
Sue van Winsen
Tyler Davis

Latest Story

Recent Stories

The Angama Way 15 September 2020 Chef Collins Randiga is an integral member of the Angama Mara team and has been since its inception in 2015. It is through living according to the company's core values, he believes, that we achieve what is known as The Angama Way By Collins Randiga
Rewilding Kenya’s Gentle Giants 8 September 2020 Once they have outgrown the Sheldrick Trust’s Nairobi Nursery, the orphaned elephants begin the next exciting chapter of their lives. Adam visited Tsavo and learnt how these rescued elephant gradually learn how to be wild By Adam Bannister
Exploring A Living Pharmacy 1 September 2020 “Let food be thy medicine” - wise words to live by. In times of Corona, good health, a nutrient-rich diet and medicine are all at the forefront of many a mind, which means there couldn’t be a better time to introduce the spiralled Living Pharmacy garden at Angama Mara By Ian Dommisse
Is it a Phlog? A Vlog? Definitely Not A Bog 25 August 2020 As Nicky set out to research the origin of the word ‘blog’ – a dumpy, inelegant, displeasing to the ear word – she stumbled across a whole universe of blogolicious words (that one she made up) By Nicky Fitzgerald
The Best Things to do in Kenya 18 August 2020 While we already know about the iconic Kenyan attractions like the Maasai Mara and the Swahili coastline – there are all sorts of incredible secret spots which, for the most part, only locals know about. We spoke to some of Angama’s most beloved friends to learn about Kenya’s hidden gems By Sue van Winsen
A Love Letter 11 August 2020 Confined to South Africa, Nicky spends her days dreaming of returning to the place she loves best in the world. Her heart is filled with longing to be back with the Angama family, to walk through the property at sunrise remembering how every detail was conceived and then built, to spend time with the team sharing their lockdown stories, to greet guests again, and, best of all, to hang out in the kitchen By Nicky Fitzgerald

This Week at Angama

#137

18 Sep 2020

Nature can be such a tease at times – she offers you a taste, and then pulls it all away. She knows how to give just enough to leave you chomping at the bit for more

#136

11 Sep 2020

Game drives are addictive, there is no other way of putting it. Regardless of how many amazing sightings you have, and the number of memory cards you fill up with breathtaking images; there is always room for one more

#135

4 Sep 2020

The unpredictability of the Great Migration is staggering. You can go out one afternoon and be greeted by hundreds of thousands of wildebeest, the river pulsating with drama. A few hours later and they are all gone; but look closely and you will see there is always something to capture your interest

#134

28 Aug 2020

This week at Angama has taught me that good things come to those who wait – even those who wait impatiently. It felt like Christmas came early for me and each unique sighting was a wonderful gift

#133

21 Aug 2020

Every river crossing has its own element of drama, but one crossing this week took the drama to another level. Warning - this may not be for the faint of heart

#132

14 Aug 2020

The Mara is open as is Angama, and the Migration is in full swing. Herds of wildebeest numbering in the thousands have been pouring into the savannah, heeding a call as old as time itself

More Stories

Off The Beaten Path In Eritrea 4 August 2020 After a stay at Angama Mara, Bunny Farnell-Watson revisited the land of her birth, Eritrea. Amidst the ruins, she discovered adventure, warmth and beauty in abundance By Bunny Farnell-Watson
The Swiss Watch of the Kenyan Skies 28 July 2020 Pilots David Seton and Kathy Moore take to the sky in a game-changing jet-style turbine-powered aircraft, straight off the Swiss factory floor and coming to a bush airstrip near you By Sue van Winsen
People First. Always. 21 July 2020 Looking back on a 40-year career in hospitality, the only thing of which Nicky Fitzgerald is completely certain now more so than ever, is that the heart of the industry is powered by people: guests, staff, communities, investors, landlords and other stakeholders By Nicky Fitzgerald
In Search of the Shoebill 14 July 2020 What is it – a bird? A dinosaur? Tyler and Shannon headed to Uganda on a quest to find out more about one of Africa’s most enigmatic inhabitants, the shoebill By Tyler Davis
A Journey to the Roof of Africa 7 July 2020 It’s been nine months since Shannon embarked on her trip to climb to the highest point in Africa – and only now is she ready to recount the tale of her trek up Mt. Kilimanjaro By Shannon Davis
The Power of Digital Reading 30 June 2020 The global COVID-19 health crisis has led to an education crisis in many countries, including Kenya. Joel Kapante explores how Worldreader promotes digital literacy with their BookSmart remote learning app By Joel Kapante