Thursday, 4 June 2009
Most of you will have watched a drive with Patrick Gumede over the last two days as he has been trying out for a position as a Presenter with WildEarth. Well I can now officially inform you that we have offered him a job and WE are all very excited to have him on the team. Patrick is the brother of the infamous Charles who we often see on the roads but who is yet to feature on the Fireside Chat. Patrick is a true legend in these parts and actually grew up on the very land that WE drive on every day. In those days it was not part of the Sabi Sands. When not at school Patrick was a herd boy and slowly fell totally in love with the bush way of life. He quickly realized how important it was to conserve the nature and often helped motivate and educate other students about conservation. He knew he was destined to be a guide from a young age. Since then this bush boy has worked in all the top lodges in the lowveld and comes highly recommended as one of the most knowledgeable men in the area. Not only does he know his stuff but he is a real laugh and an all round great guy. WElcome Patrick, WE are honored to have you.