When and why did you become a guide?
I became a guide in 1995 after being inspired by time spent visiting older friends in the business
Your most memorable experience as a guide?
The first time I saw lions hunting a buffalo
Safari moment you were most thrilled to have helped a client experience?
Tracking black rhino on foot in the rugged hills of Matusadona and coming upon a mother and her calf that was only a few weeks old.
Top 3 favorite properties
- Somalisa Camp (Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe)
- Kanga Camp (Mana Pools National Park in Zimbabwe)
- Khwai Tented Camp (Khwai Concession/Moremi Game Reserve in Botswana)
Top 3 favorite national parks
- Mana Pools (in Zimbabwe)
- Matobo (in Zimbabwe)
- Tarangire (in Tanzania)
Your favorite trip?
A 3 day walking safari in the Zambezi valley.
Somewhere you have always wanted to take guests but never have
Gorongosa (Ngorongoza) National Park in Mozambique
What’s on your bucket list?
Ngorongoza, Bengwelu Swamps and Diving in Pemba in Mozambique
Two things you always tells your guests to bring when traveling?
A good pair of binoculars and an SLR camera
Two things you think guests should know about Africa (or Kenya, South Africa etc)?
That the choice of a good specialist tour operator to book your safari is vital and equally key is who you have as a guide on safari.
Camera or binocular recommendations?
Leica 8x32BA and Nikon D5000 or similar with a 80-200 2.8ED lens
Do you have a specialty?
Walking and Tracking