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Paul Danckwerts

Ranger

Zambian-born, Paul grew up a fisherman, a birder and a lover of all things outdoors. Following his passion for wildlife he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Rhodes University before heading for the lowveld. Paul boasts a number of years guiding ...

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on Londolozi: A New Ranger’s First Impressions

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Al Kaiser
Explorer

Welcome Paul. Thanks for the ride from Skukuza!

You are very welcome Al! See you around camp.

Marinda Drake
Master Tracker

Lovely blog Paul. Londolozi is indeed a special place. Looking forward to many more of your blogs.

Thank you Marinda. I am looking forward to contributing more blogs entries.

Denise Vouri
Digital Tracker

Sounds like you’re off to a great start on a new adventure. Enjoy!!

Jeff Rodgers
Senior Digital Ranger

Welcome to the wonder that is Londolozi. I look forward to our eighth visit in a few weeks.

Henry Smith
Guest contributor

Nice post, Paul! I love posts that describe daily life around Londolozi – stuff that we don’t see when we are enjoying all the wonderful game viewing and sumptuous hospitality. Can’t wait for our next visit!

Thank you very much Henry! I have a few more ideas that i’m working on relating to daily Londolozi life. Watch this space.

Callum Evans
Guest contributor

I’d have loved to have gone on the birding game drive!!

Joanne Wadsworth
Senior Digital Ranger

Welcome Paul to a wonderful journey of a lifetime!

Susan Strauss
Explorer

Welcome Paul! I look forward to meeting you in person on my next visit in April.

Thank you Susan! We look forward to welcoming you back to the magic that is Londolozi.

Lisa Hilger
Explorer

Tell us more about the refurbishment of Varty and Granite!!

Wendy Macnicol
Explorer

Welcome Paul! It will be a pleasure to hear from you. Thank you for your first impressions. They made interesting reading! We are pensioners in our 80’s and so won’t make it to Londolozi except through our daily articles we are being sent – but we feel we have actually been there and got to know the animals and the people – and a very interesting bunch they all are! We are sure you will be kept interested and happy! All the best. Wendy and Neil MacNicol

Thank you Wendy and Neil for your kind words!

Byron Ross
Explorer

Welcome to Londolozi Paul. Please send regards to Andrew when next you see him and enjoy every minute.

Thank you Byron! I will do.

Michael & Terri Klauber
Digital Tracker

Welcome to the team Paul! We loved reading your first impressions. Londolozi is a magical place in so many ways! We look forward to meeting you on our next visit!

Amanda Ritchie
Marketing Manager

Beautiful post, Paul. Thanks for sharing your opening thoughts. We are happy to have you as part of the Londolozi Family!

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