Hamish Douglas - Travel Consultant - click here to email me
Ever since I can remember I have been attracted to Africa so when I left school I took a gap year to volunteer in Malawi and spend some time learning about the people and the culture. I then travelled around the world and was truly bitten by the bug. I went on to work and travel in over 30 countries in 4 continents in hospitality, as a guide and on super yachts and have developed a desire to know more about the cultures, wildlife, food, history and just about every aspect of foreign lands.
Last five countries visited?
France, Italy, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Greece
Crocodile, my dream is to watch this prehistoric creature in the Mara River as the wildebeest migration comes through.
The best hotel I have ever stayed in?
Palais de Mediterranee, Nice
My favourite restaurant?
Boma, Victoria Fall, Zimbabwe
My favourite guide?
Leon Varley, Zimbabwe
Essential item I always take with me on my travels?
My SLR camera, to get the best pictures I can to do justice to the things I see.
One luxury when I travel?
An extreme sport e.g. SCUBA diving, kite boarding
What's my best piece of travel advice?
Be spontaneous and take an opportunity when it comes up, the unexpected things are often the best.
Where I would like to visit next and why?
The Galapagos Islands, to dive with schools of hammerhead sharks in this incredible biosphere reserve.
The intention of the India trip was to catch-up with some rest and to see some of the more beautiful sights. Some travelling with lots of rest in-between. The itinerary perfectly matched our needs!! A big thanks for putting it together and with little input getting the balance right.
- GM, Essex
Bwindi Community Hospital
Near Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp provides health care to rural communities living adjacent to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, among some of the poorest people in the world.
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