“As wide as all the world, great, high and unbelievably white in the sun…”
This is how Ernest Hemingway described the iconic Mount Kilimanjaro.
With an altitude of 5,895 meters and more than 750,000 old, the world’s highest freestanding mountain forms the backdrop for the Amboseli leg of our annual Big Cats & Tuskers photo safari.
Seeing the mountain for the first time felt strangely familiar and was exactly what I was expecting and had seen in books and documentaries. Each time since it has felt like the first time and this icon of Africa truly makes you feel like you are in Africa.
It IS Africa.
We have just confirmed a new Big Cats & Tuskers departure for July 2015 which will run in reverse from the normal itinerary.
Our safari will start at Amboseli, at the base of Kilimanjaro, and after stops at Lake Nakuru and Lake Naivasha end up in the Masai Mara where we stand a very good chance of catching the beginning of the Great Migration.
Until next time.
Gerry van der Walt
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