Learning about the local wildlife

Learning about the local wildlife

Over the past 10 months Jamie and I have learned to live with a wide variety of animals and species that Australia does not have including snakes, elephants, spiders, scorpions, termites, lions, antelopes, hippos and bats to name just a few. One of my first tasks when...
Weather in the South Luangwa Valley

Weather in the South Luangwa Valley

There is quite a distinct dry season and green season in the South Luangwa Valley were Flatdogs Camp is located. We arrived 28 February 2016 and the camp and park were lush green with masses of plants and animals. From our house we could not see the Luangwa River and...
Wait for me MUM

Wait for me MUM

Flatdogs Camp is located on the Luangwa River which is over 800 km’s long (500 miles) and flows into the Zambezi River. The river is home to large populations of hippopotami and crocodiles and has the world’s largest concentration of hippo’s living in the...
Tent 7 and 8 re-thatching

Tent 7 and 8 re-thatching

One of my most important tasks in camp is to always be on top of maintenance. One in particular is the maintenance and cleaning of the thatching on the rooves of the Luxury Safari Tents 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 11.During November 2016 when the camp was expecting low...
Isabel Fiona

Isabel Fiona

Throughout our 10 month stay in Flatdogs camp we have made many friends with staff and there families. We have experienced many celebrations birthdays, deaths and births. One of my buddies in the work shop is Chisoni Zulu who I spend most of my days with fixing all...
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