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February 2014

Great Guiding at Great Plains: Jeremiah Kasaine of ol Donyo Lodge, Kenya

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Today, we chatted to Jeremiah Leshan Kasaine, full-time guide at Great Plains’ ol Donyo Lodge. And congrats on just receiving his Kenya Silver Level Guides License! Jeremiah, where are you from? AMBOSELI REGION. And now long have you been guiding? FOUR YEARS Which animal which reminds you most of yourself and why? A LION- I FEEL MOST CONNECTED TO THIS…

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Great Guiding at Great Plains: Daniel Koya of Mara Plains, Kenya.

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Today, we chatted to Daniel Tirian Koya, full-time guide at Great Plains’ Mara Plains Camp Daniel, Where are you from? ENDOINYO ERINKA (NORTH OF MARA CONSERVANCIES). These are the communities where Great Plains does its community work, too. It’s nice to be able to assist my communities through my work. And How long have you been guiding? SEVEN YEARS Which…

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January 2014 News – ol Donyo Lodge, Kenya

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The start of the traditional Maasai Wedding ceremony of our staff member Jackson…. Where the January celebration began. The entrance in to 2014 has been an eventful, rewarding and celebratory one! We are delighted to say that our resident Thompson’s Gazelle is doing amazingly well, last month he was brought to us barely breathing and only 2 days old. Bahati…

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January 2014 news – Mara Plains and Mara Toto, Kenya

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  Hello to you all from the plains, rivers, thickets and valleys of the central Mara ecosystem- the Olare Motorogi Conservancy. The year has started well in this area and on all fronts- The wildlife is midst a time of plenty, the game viewing is at it’s best, skies are clear, mornings crisp, and the days warm leading to great…

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The Gourmet Side of Duba Plains, Botswana

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Pierre van Zyl has been the executive chef at Duba Plains since August 2012.  Born and bred in Johannesburg, South Africa, Pierre went to one of the best cooking schools in the country. The Institute of Culinary Arts is based in Stellenbosch, the very heart and soul of the good food and wine country. A man of many talents, Pierre…

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