Tag Archives: Maasai Steppe

An athletic contest in Maasai country

How did the contest begin?  We walked through the Maasai Steppe with our guides in the late afternoon.  Chagamba walked in front with a rifle and our Maasai guides walked in the rear with their spears.  Did someone ask just … Continue reading

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Get rid of those bars! We’re ready for the real thing.

We want to see African animals and birds in their natural environment, quietly, without a big crowd. We had no idea this was possible until we read about Mark Thornton Safaris in the Travel Section of “The New York Times”.  … Continue reading

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