Lucky is not only our guide of the month, but also Guide of the Year for the second year in a row! He gets excellent feedback from guests, takes great care of his vehicle and equipment, and is generally an extremely all round nice guy. Lucky always has a smile on his face and has been guiding for us since 2014! Here’s your chance to get to know a little more about him…
Where is the most interesting place you’ve been?
The most interesting place I have been is Sossusvlei in Namibia (beautiful red sand dunes).
What do you usually do when you when you have time off?
When I am off I normally stick around at home with the family as I am always away. When it’s off season I like taking my family to my village for a traditional village life experience.
What was the best compliment you’ve received?
One of my best compliments was when my boss congratulated me for a job well done.
What have you learned from your travels through Africa?
I have learnt the importance of wildlife and nature as it is the keystone in the tourism industry.
What is something you will NEVER do again?
I will never go off road again.
What is something you hope your guests remember or “take away” from their trip in Africa?
True African cultural exchange and once in a lifetime African safari memories.
Why do you think conservation is important?
Conservation is important as it promotes and protects our tourism industry.
If you had to choose only 3 adjectives to describe yourself, which would you choose?
Passionate, hardworking and loyal.
What animal best represents you, and why?
Lion, the king of the jungle.
If you could take only three items with you on a safari, what would they be?
Water, food and safari library.
Lucky is Guide of the Year, not thanks to luck but rather consistent hard work, excellent guest reviews, and going that extra mile in everything he does. His prize is two nights for two at Elephant’s Eye, Hwange a luxury eco-lodge in Zimbabwe. Well done Lucky, and thank you for the many years of excellent service you have provided to Jenman African Safaris.