A day in the life of Wendy at Flatdogs

A day in the life of Wendy at Flatdogs

General daily routine: • Arrive work 645am • Check 3 white boards – guest accommodation, safaris and activities • Check emails • Staff arrive 7am – manager goes through the movements of guests including guests on safari , who stayed in and arrivals/departures/bedding...
Project Luangwa village visit

Project Luangwa village visit

Another part of the camps village visit is to educate the guests on our Project Luangwa charity that was set up back in 2009. Below is a summary of my tour. Drive to the Mfuwe Day/boarding Primary & Secondary school Introduction to guests: Formed in 2009 by the 5...
Protecting the wildlife – CSL

Protecting the wildlife – CSL

There are two organisations: DPNW – Department of National Parks and Wildlife (renamed 1 Jan 2016 ex ZAWA) currently have 100 active scouts with approximately 70 of them are used for guest walking safaris in the bush camp throughout the May – Oct peak...
Liberating – freedom from restraint

Liberating – freedom from restraint

I have been committed to contributing to the local community and learning as much as I can while here in Zambia. When you live in a first world country in a city environment there are so many restraints and so much negative press, loud music, advertisements on the...
Nanna meets Maddi

Nanna meets Maddi

I flew back to Australia on Emirates for a 2 week holiday and to meet our forth born grandchild Maddison May Hart born 27 April, 2017. I was travelling alone on this trip due to Jamie having used his holiday leave and Emirates ticket back in April for the sad passing...
Friend visits a “surreal” moment

Friend visits a “surreal” moment

The year of 2016 at Flatdogs flew by for Jamie and I and after a number of trips back home the word started to spread with our friends and family about how we think Flatdogs Camp is truly great value for money and the area offers sensational wildlife experiences...
Special sun downers

Special sun downers

May 16, 2017 ….We surprised a group of 4 guests Rob, Rowena, Colin and Libby after a 6 day stay at Flatdogs with special sun downers in the park. We set up special sun downers for guests to celebrate special occasions including birthdays, wedding anniversaries...
Power of the Positive mentoring program

Power of the Positive mentoring program

On from my post of October 11, 2016 I launched a mentoring program at the Mfuwe Day Secondary School to the year 12 students of 2016 with the goal to teach and support the students on how to obtain employment once they completed year 12. The classes are held at the...
Passion for Fashion Lydia

Passion for Fashion Lydia

This is our very lovely Lydia who has been with Flatdogs for over 8 years and an integral part of the success of the camp being the head of stores. She manages all the purchasing and distribution of just about everything that makes this camp run from fresh food to...
Isolation and distance at its worst

Isolation and distance at its worst

The phone call came Friday 31 March 11am from Fiona (Jamie’s sister) saying the Doctors have recommended he jump on the first plane home due to his Mum Marjorie being extremely sick in hospital. Marjorie has been fighting stomach cancer since the diagnosis in...
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