In that unforgettable hair-washing scene from the movie Out of Africa, Denys Finch Hatton recites poetry to Blixen as he gently massages shampoo into her hair.
KAREN: You’re skipping verses
DENYS: I leave out the dull parts
Welcome to Angama’s blog.
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Friday the 17th of March 2017 will go down in our history as the day the Angama Foundation moved from being a cherished dream to a reality; a day that celebrated what had been achieved in the communities neighbouring our lodge in less than two years...
One lovely October day last year our guides hosted a group of Emurutoto Primary School children on a game drive/conservation lesson into the Mara Triangle, and we received these letters a few days later. Needless to say they made us cry and reminded us of why we do what we do each day.
My name is James Koikai. I’m the head housekeeper at Angama Mara. To sum it up, I’m in charge of ‘the look’. Everything at Angama must be in the right place. Must be sparkling clean. Must be tidy and orderly, replenished and fresh. This is my job and it’s a big job; and this is a day in my life...