July 23, 2009
We have some exciting news from the bush today! The first sizeable herds of wildebeest were seen crossing the Mara River yesterday in the North Serengeti a few miles from the Kogatende ranger post. A few of our lucky clients out on african safari tours were absolutely delighted and we hear the crocodiles were equally thrilled. It’s always a magical moment every year when the first big herd of wildebeest launch themselves into the Mara River. There is no doubt now that we are in for an exciting and extended period of river crossings over the next several months as the bulk of the migration is still 60 miles to the southwest in the Western Serengeti and Grumeti Game Reserve as described in our postings below on July 20th and July 13th.