Elephants and Walking Safaris

  Greetings from Tumaren. Outside the office, as I type, a small herd of Elephants are breaking Acacia branches to get at the tasty bark. They are part of the second largest population of Elephants in Kenya and they are a welcome distraction from the accounts. Elephants in fact are one of my favorite aspects […]

Nantodo and the Introduction to BBC Africa

Did you know that Sir David Attenborough’s introduction to his series Africa was shot in Laikipia? We are among the very few operators who ever visit this stunning spot and it is a pleasure to know it also appeals to our hero, Sir DA.

The right Photographic Gear for Safari

One of the difficulties of planning your camera gear for safari is there too much to choose from. The fact that the small airplanes you might board will restrict your weight exacerbates the difficulty in choosing just the right gear. My advice: Keep it simple. This is what I bring on our safaris. 1. A […]

Best boots for a Walking Safari

As a safari guide I go through lots of shoes and so it Is not often that I find a pair that I get excited about.  These Scarpa’s Zen Pro Mid GTX on the other hand are worth the excitement.  An excellent aspect is that the sides are leather and they do not let in any […]