Free To Roam Blog2023-01-27T11:41:12-04:00


  • Lions sleeping

    Worst Mating Ritual Ever – Safari Part IV

    The wheels of our safari van spun deeper into the mud. Truly stuck this time on the African plains of the Maasai Mara game reserve, we had to get out and push while keeping an eye on two male lions about 30 yards away. [...]

  • Early Morning Game Drive – Safari Part III

    Hyenas broke into our camp’s food supply during the night. The Maasai ran them off—as well as a lion. That’s what I heard anyway. I slept through it all. Tall and lean, several warriors of the Maasai tribe guarded our campsite. Silent and serious, [...]

  • Giraffe in Maasai Mara game reserve

    Camping on the Maasai Mara – Safari Part II

    We headed into the Great Rift Valley in Kenya. Its vast ridge of volcanoes and lakes cut a bumpy north/south seam across a savannah of tall grass and scrub. An occasional Acacia tree stood alone on a flat section of plain, offering an umbrella [...]


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