ENAJA’S BLOG

Big Cat Research!

Check out this itinerary to see what we're doing now. From Nairobi to Mt. Kenya and the Mara, the real treat is spending two weeks at the Big Cat Research Center learning about and getting up close to Kenya's majestic animals....

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More about 2017

More about the once in a lifetime trip in 2017: In Zimbabwe we'll stay at one of the few remaining 5-star colonial hotels just a short walk away from the amazing Victoria Falls. So much to do and see in Victoria Falls town - one of my favorite activities is an...

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New Safari for 2017: Whales, Sharks, Game, and More

Some exciting news! A fabulous trip in 2017 for SCUBA divers and non-divers alike! We are going to South Africa to dive with (maybe get a PADI certification) the Great Whites, see the breaching sharks, watch (snorkel with) whales; and, if that isn't enough, we'll dive...

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Last Day(s)

The last couple of days have been the last couple of days....haha. Filled with EARLY morning departures for game drives, bush breakfasts, back to camp for too large lunches before heading out on more game drives. We have seen game large and small, flying and in/under...

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Days on the Mara

Take heart folks, the trip is almost over so you won't have to worry about deleting but about two more emails from me. Aren't you glad? This morning started very early as we beat the crowds out onto the savannah. We did a quick run by the Mara River to see if the...

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September 21 To the Mara

Have just a little bit of wifi and I know that doesn't make geek sense, but it does to me so this is a short and sweet update. After saying goodbye to Longonot Ranch and the baby Thompsons gazelle, we drove about 2 1/2 hours to Narok - a very typical tourist path...

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On to Naivasha – Sept 20

After a wonderful breakfast cooked over charcoal (the only cooking method available) and saying our sad good-byes, we left for a drive back through Nairobi and on to Lake Naivasha. Here we had a "brief" visit at another orphanage to distribute some goodies for them....

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Sept 19 – to Nairobi and on to Emali

Egads, what an early start to this day...at the airport by 4am but the good thing is that we get to Nairobi by around 730 so won't have to waste the day. The Nairobi airport has recovered from the fire a couple of years ago and is now a really "modern" facility and...

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September 18, 2014 Jinga

After getting back to "our little guest house" late afternoon, it was time to relax and play with Derrick, his wife and precious little boy. Some family was visiting, so it became another LATE night with many beverages and fantastic conversation. Late in the evening,...

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Another Trek? Yep, not kidding

Just a few quick words about the trek. The procedures have changed and for the better - hooray. Now the physical ability of individuals determines the gorilla family to find.....sooooo much better - particularly if you are an old broad like me. The hike was so much...

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