Frere family in Kenya 2014

Maasai Mara, Kenya


Big game

The first three days involved a trip to the Maasai Mara to go on Safari, stopping off to view the Rift Valley on the way. It involved a lot of travelling on very bumpy and dusty roads, two nights' accommodation in a canvas 'chalet' and several game drives to see the animals.

"Favourites were wildebeest playing 'chicken' and crossing the track in front of our vehicle en masse, a cheetah lying under a bush almost in touching distance (we didn't touch) and a lion devouring a wildebeest before we'd even had our own breakfast. We went back for pancakes, which were much more appetising."

Hippos by a river

A trip to the Mara River brought sightings of hippos and crocodiles

“God's creation is so incredible and amazing and we were so grateful for the opportunity to be there”

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