“Karibuni” (Welcome) the flight attendant said just after our flight landed. It was a cold and beautiful august night. Our Kenyan Airways flight from Mumbai to Nairobi was comfortable and we were excited to start off our much awaited vacation. Little did we know that what we would experience in the next 9 days would be something out of this world. We witnessed the great wildebeest migration, took a hot air balloon safari over the Masai Mara, visited the equator, spotted the Big 5, stayed in luxury tents inside a jungle, fed giraffes and adopted an orphaned baby elephant. Phew!