Mulberry Mongoose

Mulberry Mongoose

We are blessed in the South Luangwa by not only our sensational wildlife though we also have a number of great business’s that employ and train the local people. Imagine buying a beautiful piece of jewellery and support anti poaching in the South Luangwa Park. I met...
Facebook posting

Facebook posting

I help out with the Flatdogs Facebook posting and today April 5, 2017 I posted the following. What’s happening at Flatdogs today? Morning game drive guests were treated to seeing a male leopard hunting and 2 lion cubs playing along with a lot of giraffes ,...
Life as Camp Managers at Flatdogs

Life as Camp Managers at Flatdogs

Roles and responsibilities as Camp Managers and frontline Guest Relations include: Wendy and Jamie are committed to exceeding the expectations of our guests and here is a general over view of our roles in camp. Being located in a remote and rural area of Zambia and...
Thank you email to Oz

Thank you email to Oz

After 6 weeks in Australia (17 Jan – 28 Feb 2017) filled with lots of laughs, chats and love, swims in the Pacific Ocean, sharing our adventures in Zambia, staying with friends and family and gorging ourselves on avocados the day finally arrived we flew back to...
Christmas Flatdogs style

Christmas Flatdogs style

Guests were treated to sun downers and carols on Christmas Eve with the ellie’s passing by. Christmas Day they enjoyed a morning safari and were greeted back into camp by Santa who gave out presents to the kids. Ade and his team of chefs served up the most...
Order in advance and go seasonal

Order in advance and go seasonal

Living in a remote location where the closest town is over 2 hours’ drive away and even then it has basic supplies you soon learn to plan your menus in advance. When we first arrived I was all over the show, I would go the local markets and buy the fresh vegetables...
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...
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