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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.
Rift Valley Revelry
12 May 2020
Our second cultural night was held mid-March 2020 to celebrate our brothers and sisters from the Rift Valley region of Kenya
The Greatest Winner of Them All
9 July 2019
The bi-annual Maasai Olympics is not only one of Kenya’s most celebrated cultural events, but also a mechanism to safeguard the country’s lion population. Tyler Davis and Jospeh Kosen attended to find out who would be named the ultimate winner
Banking on Bomas
25 June 2019
Safeguarding the neighbouring community’s livestock protects the Mara’s predators and encourages shared responsibility for the success of the human/wildlife ecosystem
Beading Up A Storm
25 September 2018
How many bracelets are too many? Depends on the length of your arms...
Five Weddings Same Couple No Divorce?
8 May 2018
Yes, it’s possible. Shan and Ty get married over and over and over again...
Saruni of the Siria Clan
2 January 2018
A day to remember when a little boy from Johannesburg was welcomed into his Maasai family and his mother nearly missed marking the heifer
The Elegant Eight
18 December 2017
Two Elizabeths, Seline, Cecilia, Joyce, Marian and a couple of Annes. No, not the eight ill fated wives of a modern-day Maasai King Henry VIII, but the merriest group of beaders in all Maasailand
Balloons, Picnics, a 911 Rescue and a Lifer
2 May 2017
From chasing balloons and searching for leopards to rescuing wageni and traversing lesser known roads in the Mara Triangle, this is a day in the life of Angama guide Wilson Naitoi
The Gift of Time
28 March 2017
Anna Leidenkrantz shares her beautiful full day Valentines safari with us, as her and Tony take the time to be together and explore the Mara...
Cows in the Clouds and Other Tales
10 January 2017
Not only do clouds cover Mount Kenya... many legends of Kenya's highest mountain do too...
My Maasai Mitzvah
27 September 2016
Jacob Kupchik travelled to Angama Mara with his family to celebrate his Bar Mitzvah. The staff had their own celebration planned with special experiences teaching him about the coming of age in the Maasai tradition and so it became a “Maasai Mitzvah”.
Maasai Games of the XXXI Olympiad
16 August 2016
When Angama Mara received a request for a team-building event for 40 very competitive Australians, we turned to the Maasai Olympics for inspiration. A program of spear-throwing, rungu-throwing and Maasai jumping was planned and the encouraging and congratulatory cries heard in Maa and Aussie English proved the day a great success.
Getting to know Elizabeth Kaiyoni
28 June 2016
Award-winning British travel journalist Emma Gregg visited Angama Mara and spent some time getting to know Elizabeth Kaiyoni, one of the Maasai Beaders working in the Angama Beading Studio
Getting to know Fred Ole Sinoni
17 May 2016
Emma Gregg spent a morning on a walking safari with Fred Ole Sinoni, one of Angama’s Maasai Naturalists, and learnt all about birds, botany and more about Fred and Maasai culture at large