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Susie Casenove Discusses Her Childhood Love for Wild Places in Africa, and How She Made that Her Career

Legendary Safari GuidesSusie Cazenove, author of Legendary Safari Guides, was recently interviewed by Scott Ramsay for Traveller24 about her book and the travelling that inspired it.

In the interview, Cazenove speaks about a memory of the ecstatic feeling she had as a teenager coming home from boarding school in Switzerland. She says “that feeling has never gone away”.

Cazenove goes on to list some of her favourite places to first, some memorable wildlife sightings and share her opinion on wildlife preservation on this continent.

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What does African wilderness and wildlife mean to you, personally?

“I love the landscape, the excitement and diversity of the wildlife, never knowing what you will see next.

“It could be a pack of wild dogs waking around 5 o’clock in the afternoon greeting each other and heading of for the hunt, or elephants drinking in the evening light where each family waits patiently for its turn to be in the water, or the whoop of a hyena and the roar of a lion in the night.

“I like sleeping in a tent listening to the dry leaves crunching under the feet of something walking by and waking with the dawn chorus.

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