ASILIA BLOG

Home of the Wild

Asilia Africa is a pioneering travel company that runs 20 luxury camps and lodges in Africa’s most important wilderness areas.

Culture & Communities

400 at the door…

By Pietro Luraschi This is normally what awaits us the day of the interviews for new guides! Four hundred people with one dream in common, becoming an Asilia guide. Every year

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Culture & Communities

What it takes to be a walking guide in the East African bush

By Pietro Luraschi  Asilia’s Head Guide Trainer, Pietro Luraschi, talks us through the training required….. Training walking guides is always great fun, probably the most challenging training, but absolutely engaging. There

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Culture & Communities, Sustain and Thrive

Who says woman cannot guide?

By Pietro Luraschi I often tell guides that women can be much better guides than men; they have a much gentler touch, no testosterone involved, no showing off and playing the

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Culture & Communities

Let’s guide you through Asilia Guide Training

By Britta Foulis Let us take you on a behind-the-scenes look at our guide training programme. Follow some of our trainee guides as they learn the ropes and get to

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Wildlife & Conservation

Why you have to go on a rhino safari in Kenya

By Zintle Tsholoba for HerdTracker There are two kinds of rhinoceros in Africa –  black rhino and white rhino. However, there are approximately 48,00 black rhino and 20,000 white rhino surviving

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Wildlife & Conservation, Photography

In Search of “The Shot”

By George Turner – George the Explorer If you ask any wildlife photographer whether they’ve captured “The Shot” yet and 99% of the time the answer will simply be: no.

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