THE ADDRESS Magazine Summer 2014 - Page 380

her passion for food and ingredients to create stunning and rather surprising dishes that are both hearty and delicious. It’s worthy of admiration given the location. Ken is a passionate wildlife photographer and would choose to spend all his time out in the bush. His images are highly evocative. Both pour themselves into the property, the results of which are undoubtedly rewarding, with many repeat guests. You can take pleasure knowing that minimal harm is done to the environment at Naibor. Eco-measures such as solar-powered lamps and torches and bucket showers eliminate the need for gas-guzzling generators. This is one for those aiming for a low carbon-footprint and maximum wildlife invitations. My favourite 380 creature comfort here is the spa. Having a massage in the bush, surrounded by the sound of animals, and being kneaded to the pulse of African nature is a luxury in itself. The on-site masseuse is strong, knowledgeable and flexible with times, and is a must-try. On my morning game drive, I take the option of breakfast in the bush, every time, instead of returning to camp. My Masai guide finds a secluded spot under the shade of a solo tree for miles, in the heart of the Mara, where he sets up a sumptuous picnic beyond all imagination. Within a day, we find Karanja, the 46-year-old Black Rhino with the biggest horns in the Mara. They really are whopping. He’s a beauty and very majestic. That said, he’s