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Shadow lands

By Anthony Sattin

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Anthony Sattin describes his time at luxury camp Namiri Plains in the Serengeti, Tanzania.

Recently opened to the public after 20 years of closure in order to restore the area to a wild and fertile land, Namiri Plains, which means ‘big cats’ in Swahili, is famous for just this. The rocky outcrops typical of this area that break the horizon are perfect resting spots for all description of big cat from lions to cheetahs waiting to catch their breakfast. Andy, who describes himself as someone who spends half their life staring at screens, is delighted to be able to stretch his gaze as far as the horizon and see a full-bellied cheetah stretching lazily, as relaxed as a dog in front of a fire.

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