Africa

Five New Wildlife Experiences for 2017

Striving for originality and innovation is a passion we plan to never lose. Few things give us more joy than opening up new horizons, and we’ve done just that for 2017. In this post we present five all-new wildlife experiences you can enjoy this year!   1. Chasing Dreamscapes and Northern Lights in
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May 2016 Kenya Trip Report

The name ‘Harvest in the Savannah’ suggested a bounty of animal encounters, but little did the participants of the Tour know that with ostriches, gazelles, gerenuks, bustards, giraffes and more, the show would start even before the Tour had properly commenced! When at the very entrance of Amboseli National Park,
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Five Reasons You Should Visit Kenya

Savannahs spread out, obliterating one’s sense of directions. Throw some exotic wildlife into the scene, in staggering numbers, and you will end up being the sweet victim of severe beauty that will consume you. That’s Kenya in one perspective for you. You can keep conjuring up reasons why you should be in Kenya if
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Elephants: A Visual Tribute

They’re the world’s largest land-mammals.  Their presence is imposing but also poetic. They’re gentle, gigantic and endangered. They’re elephants.  And this is a visual tribute to them.   From the vast marshy expanses of Amboseli to the tropical rainforests of India, not only do they
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The Alluring Depths of Forests Never Stop Calling: Nandhagopan

It’s true that in many a story, venturing out to forests and into the wild begins as a respite from the mundane, clockwork life we’re accustomed to, in the cities. Nonetheless, each story is worth telling, worth shared. And this week, we bring you one such story – Nandhagopan’s journey as a photographer. While the
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Seven Things to Do in the Mara during the Migration

The Mara is a land of millions at Migration time, and there are almost as many things to do. We pick just seven of them – one for each day of our Great Migration Tour, perhaps! 1. Plunge into an ocean of emotions! Plunge deep into the ocean of emotions that make your heart skip […]
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Sentient Snippets: Week 2

This week on Sentient Snippets, a reward for searching eyes, ways to bring alive a brooding sky and unwind the imagination, and majesty with a bill.     It isn’t exaggeration when they say extraordinary things happen when you are at the right place at the right time. See if you can feel the tremors […]
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Sentient Snippets – Week 1

This week on Sentient Snippets is beauty beyond the senses, untamed spirits, unknown realms, wondering eyes, and mortality over morality.   There is learning here, like a fervent confession of one’s own heart, that there is a certain kind of solitude that remains unaffected even in togetherness. And that’s
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Young Experience

We asked young participants of our ‘Teen Sensation’ Kenya Camp for Kids about their experience on the tour, and here’s what they said.  Goofs included!   To send your child to the next Teen Sensation Kenya Camp, click here.  
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Four Things Your Kids Can Learn from African Mammals

Deep in the behaviour of African mammals lie hidden lessons our children can learn.  We pick the top four. 1. How to be comfortable with who you are. Hyenas may not win fashion contests (although we think they’re perfectly beautiful) or enjoy the fanatical following that the cats command.  But they
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