Entries tagged: Mara Plains Camp

Luxury Tented Camps : The Top 10

Luxury Tented Camps : The Top 10

Luxury tented camps, also known as glamorous camping, or “glamping” for short, offer a modern take on a classic experience. Where camping in a traditional tents allows you to escape the city and get closer to nature, luxury tented camps allow you to do just that, without sacrificing luxury or comfort. It might even make you feel more alive to hear an elephant snacking on a nearby tree with only a wall of canvas to separate you. We believe everyone should take the time to slow down and escape, but not leave behind our favorite creature comforts like luxury linens and soaking tubs! […]

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Stories from the Bush

In July David Marek visited Mara Plains Camp in Kenya and his guide Daniel shared a few stories from his life. The following are Daniel’s stories, as told by David and Daniel. On our recent trip to Kenya we stayed at Mara Plains and Mara Toto camps. Our guide for the 6 days was Daniel, a local Maasai of about 30 years old, who told me many stories. I asked him if he was married and he said, “Not yet, but I have a girlfriend.” In his culture it is the parents who decide who the children marry so Daniel […]

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David’s Kenya Travel Journal

David’s Kenya Travel Journal

Ker & Downey President David Marek and his wife Gana are currently traveling in Kenya and documenting their trip with updates and photos on his Facebook page. We’ve compiled them here for you to follow along. Check back for more updates from him. Thursday, July 11 – Just back from first game drive at Great Plains Mara Toto. Saw leopard and cub on a kill and the female leopard make another kill. Got pics of her pulling it up a tree. Will upload them when connection is better. Friday, July 12 – Amazing night and day at Mara Toto. I […]

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