Travel Fails

Posted by Crooked Compass

I have ummed and ahhed over whether or not I should write this blog post. Some of it is quite funny (now), but some of it is also extremely embarrassing. I decided to write this as so often people are telling me how amazing all my travels look (and of course they are), but what is shown on social media, is generally only the glamorous side of travel. I wanted to share some of the less glamorous experiences of my travels to show you that I too am human and things do not always go the way you p

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Follow the Great Migration

Posted by Crooked Compass

It is a common question that we get asked – ‘At what time of year can I see the great wildebeest migration in Africa?’ What a lot of travellers do not realise, is that the wildebeest are always migrating. You can actually see the migration at any time of the year in various parts of Kenya and Tanzania. Here is our guide to help make following the great migration or coordinating a viewing of the great migration into your travels easier.

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Safari Aloft in Masai Mara

Posted by Crooked Compass

Masai Mara – home to the Big Five and the greatest concentration of wildlife in Kenya. Located in the heart of Kenya’s Rift Valley where you will be greeted with vast golden brown plains, dotted with thorny acacia trees and littered with grazing zebra, leaping gazelles, fidgety warthogs and shy giraffes peering over the acacia trees. Local Masai people, draped in bright red and orange shukas (blankets) laced with fascinating beaded jewellery roam the lands here.

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