Student celebration and goodbye party

Student celebration and goodbye party

So proud of these young people and it has been a highlight of our 2 years here in Mfuwe “Contributing to the Community” I will support and have these kids as friends for years into the future. Thursday 4 January 2018 finally arrived I WAS SOOOOO EXCITED...
Wild dog pups a safari highlight

Wild dog pups a safari highlight

The wild dogs are one of the most sought after animals for the guests along with the lions and leopards. With less than 5500 left in the world they are highly endangered with the major impacts on them being population growth taking over their territories, disease from...
Garden of Eden for Elephants

Garden of Eden for Elephants

Journey of life Our experiences over the past 2 years (1 Mar 2016 – 17 Jan 2018) in Zambia have been quite magical and majestic for both Jamie and I. We have immersed ourselves in the community of Mfuwe, loved hosting guests from all over the world and have...
Flatdogs Christmas 2017

Flatdogs Christmas 2017

It’s that time of year again, time to spend with family and friends, time to chill out a bit, time to reconnect, time to reflect, a time for a little indulging, time to say goodbye to past year and for a leap of faith into the new year. Christmas Day we hosted...
Small world

Small world

A group of Australians arrived in camp which of course Jamie and I are always excited to greet. They were a group of Doctors mostly head of Emergency Departments from various hospitals over Sydney who had travelled a few times prior on charity work and now had become...
Oh wow you saw Ginger

Oh wow you saw Ginger

Meet Ginger and Garlic the legendary male lions in the main game viewing area of the South Luangwa National Park. They are renowned for protecting the Big Mfuwe Pride and fathering many cubs. Both Ginger and Garlic were born in the Luwi pride to the north of the main...
Exceeding our Expectations WHY?

Exceeding our Expectations WHY?

Over the past 2 years Feb 28, 2016 through to January 17 2018 of working and living in Zambia the most asked 2 questions from our guests and friends of Jamie and I have been “So how did you end up working in this amazing camp and Why Zambia?” There are a number of...
School reunion and squash buddies visit Flatdogs

School reunion and squash buddies visit Flatdogs

It would seem Jamie and I have been selling Flatdogs very well back home to our friends and often people have dreamed of going to Africa though did not know where to start. So along came Camp Managers Jamie and Wendy at value for money Flatdogs and followed us were...
A blog on blogging

A blog on blogging

Launching Sundowners in Zambia – The suggestion of doing a blog came from our son Tim when we were making plans for our move to Zambia. I was discussing how we could communicate to all our friends and family over the time without it interrupting our busy work...
Health – Expect the Unexpected

Health – Expect the Unexpected

Preparing for our 2 years in Zambia Jamie and I spent time with our local GP to ensure we had the right inoculations and confirmed what medication to bring including basic things like paracetamol, Ibuprofen, antihistamine for allergies and bites, stomach upsets and a...
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