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Condé Nast Traveller - May 2012

The annual migration of 1.5 million wildebeest across the Serengeti is one of the greatest sights on earth. Stanley Johnson gets a unique, riverside view in a lesser-known corner of the plains.

"The flight across Tanzania was a trip down memory lane.  That night, at dinner in the newly opened Lamai Serengeti Camp, so cunningly built around a kopje you would hardly know it was there , I explained to my colleagues that, yes, I had been to the Serengeti before, in 1976 actually...."

"Our first full day at Lamai we had set out early in our Toyota Land Cruiser,  at noon we were driving along with the south bank of the Mara River when we saw a herd of wildebeest gathering on the other side."