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The Bush: The Best Office In The World

Even from a young age, I knew that I couldn’t work at a desk. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not a bad place to be if you love your work, and it’s probably still a possibility for me in the future. For now though, I have chosen a much better office – the bush! The African bushveld is …
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Meet the Guides: Field Guide Michael Nkuna

Mike Nkuna has been with Lion Sands since 2001 – when Lion Sands Private Game Reserved first opened under the MORE group. With this tenure, it comes as no surprise that Mike is our longest standing field guide. In his time here, Mike has climbed the ranks of the field team – starting out as a …
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Meet the Guides: Field Guide Raymond Temba

As a schoolboy, I remember writing in my journal that someday I wanted to be a ranger. I was most influenced by my older brother – he was a ranger, and I looked up to him. I used to visit him during school holidays and he would take me out on safari. I had a …
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Lion Sands’ Field Guide and Tracker training

Lion Sands Blog | Field Guide And Tracker Training The More Group places a high value on professional development and bringing out the best in our guiding teams. It is our responsibility to ensure our guests’ safari experience is the best it can be, and one of the ways to do that is through regular training …
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Meet Noel: One of Lion Sands’ extraordinary trackers

Extraordinary trackers, Meet Noel | Lion Sands Blog   When out on safari with our guiding teams, prepare to be impressed. Between your field guide and tracker, they have an encyclopedic knowledge of just about every subject in the bush – from wildlife to plants, birds, astrology, and geology, to name a few. They also …
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Ivory Lodge Head Chef: Darius Gallier

Ivory Lodge | Head Chef, Darius Gallier | Lion Sands Blog Getting to know Darius – Ivory Lodge’s new Head Chef  I grew up locally on a farm and always had access to beautiful fresh and organic produce. Being surrounded by this type of environment furthered my interest about the way things developed and could …
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We are MORE: Meet Karnan Munsamy, Head Chef at Lion Sands River Lodge

 Head Chef | River Lodge | Meet Karnan Munsamy | Lion Sands Blog | We’re welcomed the talented Karnan Munsamy into the position of Head Chef at Lion Sands River Lodge. Let’s get to know him a little better. Karnan hails from Durban., where his family is still based. It’s here that he completed his culinary …
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Meet Lion Sands Field Guide, Michael Moth

 In today’s ‘Meet the Guide’ blog series we introduce you to Michael Moth. 1. Tell us how you came to be a Field Guide. “When I was a kid, I always enjoyed visiting the Kruger National Park. We used to go once a year for about seven days, and just drive around looking for animals. …
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