Mid-year Mara

Above: Maasai giraffe, mother and calf. In Maasai Mara. Copyright Rupi Mangat Published: 27 Juy 2019 It’s the mid-year bonanza in the Maasai Mara. It’s lush and green after a long dry spell. We’re in the south-eastern part of the 1,510-square-kilometre park that is a continuation of the 14,750-square-kilometres Serengeti National Park. It is this […]

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Mara in Motion

Above: Elusive leopard in Mara early morning. Copyright Maya Mangat Published: 23 February 2019 The view is dramatic view of the great Mara from the heights of Siria Escarpment of the big game country. A few miles from Mara’s Oloololo gate, dots appear. It’s a trio of elephants in the midday heat at a mud […]

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The Jaw-Dropping Migration of the Wildebeest

Part 1 of 2 Above: The annual Mara Migration of the wildebeest from the Serengeti Copyright Rupi Mangat There is excitement in the air. We’ve been on the plains since sunrise, watching the sun shed its light on the vast grass plains of the Maasai Mara, tinting the long stalks gold and warming the earth. […]

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