The Last Safari

2 tourists enjoying the evening sun in Peter and Loise Behr?s Masai Mara camp. By the 1980's, Kenyan entrepreneurs had perfected the high-end safari. They were helped along by "Out of Africa," which transformed the upper-crust safari into a booming business that, at its height in the late 80's and early 90's, brought in about a third of Kenya's hard-currency earnings. The "product," as tourist operators call Kenya's natural offerings, had become an expensive fantasy that was part Happy Valley, part Hollywood and part Ralph Lauren: