The rainy season has brought more water to the Masai Mara than most residents can recall in their lifetimes here. But the days are mostly clear and hot so the weather couldn’t be better for growth and new life. The camp vegetation is engulfing us and the residents are having a field day – literally – foraging for food at ground level. It is wonderful to see so much life sprouting from every inch of earth.
We are grateful though that the camp has been closed for these last couple of months because although the wildlife is here and plentiful as always, logistics of negotiating a lattice of flooding rivers would have made game drives extremely challenging!
On the construction side it is all hands on deck for sanding, hammering, tailoring, polishing and preening to get the camp ready for the high season, opening in ten days time.