I have had a long and fulfilling affair with coffee for years and will unashamedly find any occasion, any time of the day, to have a cup – or more – of coffee. The British introduced coffee growing in Kenya around 1900 and the demand for Kenyan coffee today is so strong that it is the country's third largest cash crop. Bean aficionados on Kenyan coffee related safaris get the exceptional opportunity to observe life and production on modern coffee plantations, explore a selection of coffee varietal, and (of course!) enjoy a hearty helping of not-to-be-missed game-viewing safari adventure.
The sundowner is an essential part of safari life and dates back to the time of the great game hunting safaris of the 1920's when cocktails were always served as the sun began its descent and the wildlife were ideally emerging into the cool of the evening. Today, though the hunting days are gone, the tradition of the sundowner endures – with good reason. To the uninitiated, it may be difficult to envision the exceptional treat and Africa safari experience in store. However, for old hands, it is one of the golden joys of safari life... a perfect end to a remarkable day in an incomparable land.
Merriam-Webster defines a predator (pred•a•tor noun \ˈpre-də-tər, -ˌtȯr\) as an animal that lives by killing and/or eating other animals. On a safari, one comes across abundant predators – wildlife species – but hardly give a second thought to how they affect the natural food chain. Here, in the wild, the evolutionary theory of 'survival for the fittest' is best exposed.