Made a nice landing on the dirt strip; 4x4 vehicles ready to take us to the camp.
Ready to leave.
Masai welcome on the dirt strip in the Mara after we landed; 'nice tooth'.
The ladies section of the Masai dance group.
The guys; the jump is part of the dance.
Getting out of the sun
Stalking a warthog; she wasn't successful.
Firing up; 06:15 in the morning at Little Governor's Camp and getting the balloon ready to fly.
This one has a broken tusk.
Topi on watch; you frequently see them on these mounds watching out for predators.
Shadow of the balloon over the Masai Mara.
Loo with a view; this was set up at the landing site for the ladies. The guys did the usual check out of the vehicle wheels!
Topi and calf
Elephant and calf
Preparing crepes for the breakfast after the balloon ride.
Breakfast after the balloon ride; real good food, but Susi not so keen after a nasty bump to her head on landing (crashing!)
Sunrise over the Masai Mara; from the balloon.
Grey crested crane.
Three grey crested cranes
Clouds over the Masai Mara. Fuji X100 in mono mode and with in-built red filter.
The river crossing from vehicle park to camp; twice a day. Sometimes the hippo made its presence known.
Mongoose tribe on the run.
Mongoose family on the run; note the two lookouts.
Buffalo; don't mess with them.
Pair of waterbuck
Art class; my warthog
Art class; Susi's giraffe
Artists at work
Warthog with young; they stayed around the camp.
He joined us in camp for lunch
Lioness with 2 cubs
Learning frum Mum
Just a small part of the Wildebeest migration, early morning with a little mistyness.
Lioness on the run hunting.
Wildebeest, early morning. The silver under their necks is not their breath, it's a hairy beard.
Lioness scattering the wildebeest as she tries to home in on one for a kill; she didn't make it this time.
Mother and cubs.
Waiting for the other female to come back
Lioness on a wildebeest kill
Wildebeest running; panning the camera.