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Emily is an ex-teacher from the UK who lived in both Australia and Dubai before coming to South Africa to complete her guiding qualifications in 2017. She did an internship at Return Africa for 5 months before grabbing her dream job as a safari guide in the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve. Find her on instagram as safari_emz.




Cameron is a born-and-bred South African field guide currently working in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve. Having originally studied advertising, he also completed his guiding qualifications in 2017 and is now following his dream career. Find out more about his journey with Safari Guide Diaries or check out his instagram Cameroninggs.



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