Enjoying life through travel, media hysteria, Ebola and other madness…

Usually this blog has been about light themes of having fun in the bush. Today is going to be different, sharing some disturbing reflections on the Western way to go about life, and its impact on Africa. I will start by giving away my age and felt identity. I am half a century old, as […]

Two Collared Lions Mating Near Campi Ya Kanzi

Recent lion sightings near Campi ya Kanzi have given our safari guests an intimate look at collared lions Namunyak and Lorpolosie as they attempt to start a family.  The pair are in full-fledged mating mode as the short rains of November summon lush, green growth in the Chyulus.  Both Namunyak and Lorpolosie wear unobtrusive tracking […]

Butterflies in the Chyulu Hills

Campi ya Kanzi is an excellent place to see big game like lions and elephants, but there are also an extraordinary number of small creatures here that receive less attention.  The Chyulu Hills are teeming with little life forms, like insects, birds, and lizards.  If you know how to look for them, you’ll open your […]

What do a Maasai girl and Elephants have in common?

Naserian Lerindo is a young Maasai girl living in the foothills of Kilimanjaro, where many elephants roam.  Once undisturbed, the majestic animals today see their survival threatened by human beings. So do Naserian and the elephants she shares her land with have something in common? They actually do.  And, with no dramatization, it is something very […]

Kenya – Namibia Air Safari 2015

An Epic Air Safari from Kenya to Namibia and Return First part: Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Namibia Start May 3rd, arrive May 18th (16 days safari) Second part: Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya Start May 19th, arrive June 5th (18 days safari) About the trips: First part: Campi ya Kanzi, Serengeti (mobile camp […]

The Rescued Lesser Kudu

Early last week the Conservation Team at the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust made a spectacular wildlife rescue down on the plains of Kuku Group Ranch. A young herder had made a report that he had discovered this abandoned lesser kudu amongst his herd of goats. The Conservation Team was called and and they went to […]

Living Their Dream Safari – Roblesgil Family

July 2014 – “Just came back from a fabulous trip to Africa, which included Tanzania and Kenya. We visited four camps of which the last was Campi ya Kanzi… for us, it couldn’t have been better planned. After tumultuous experiences at Kuria Hills and the Serengeti, Campi ya Kanzi really brought it all together and […]

Bird Life on Safari

We can’t get enough of the bird life here at Campi ya Kanzi! Some stunning shots captured by Stefano out on safari! A really great shot of an African Hoopoe   A beautiful Hunter’s Sunbird www.maasai.com

Living Their Dream Safari – Sally

December 2013 – Sally shares many reasons why she LOVED her stay at Campi ya Kanzi! 1. Thoroughly enjoyed the school and village visits; completely relaxed, natural and we felt welcomed rather than uncomfortable 2. Being in the great outdoors, a sense of space with rugged, dramatic and varied scenery – mesmerized by that VIEW […]

Living Their Dream Safari – The Arakelien & Youredjian Family

We visited Campi ya Kanzi in June of 2014. My words cannot express the kindness, generosity and excitement we were shown during our stay. The lodge is absolutely beautiful with undeniably the kindest staff working on the premises. Their attention to detail can’t be overlooked – from the accommodations and safari’s to the daily cuisine […]