Anne-Marie Walker

USA Trade Relations: Legendary & Chem Chem

Although Anne-Marie is a Texan at heart, she has a passion for Tanzania and its unending landscapes. After graduating college, she spent two years living on the ground and helped manage Mwiba Lodge for Legendary Expeditions. She holds a master’s degree in Environmental Management and Sustainability and combines her love for East Africa and its conservation by helping to manage the trade relations for both Legendary Expeditions and Chem Chem Safaris.

Responsibility: Managing trade relations in the USA for Legendary Expeditions & Chem Chem Safaris.


WHAT WE LOVE:  Zimbabwe must be one of the most beautiful and scenic countries in Africa with wonderful weather.  It certainly does have political challenges but we feel extremely optimistic about the future of this destination.  Landlocked between the mighty Limpopo and Zambezi rivers, Zimbabwe is a country rich in natural and cultural heritage. From the Great Zimbabwe ruins in the south, to the magnificent Victoria Falls, known locally as ‘the smoke that thunders’ on its northern border, Zimbabwe offers beautiful scenery, wildlife and friendly people.


Kwandwe Ecca Lodge

Set in thick vegetation overlooking a dense valley, Ecca Lodge offers breathtaking views onto an escarpment of steep shale cliffs. Expansive wooden viewing decks provide the ideal setting to soak up the bushveld atmosphere with a leisurely lunch or a sundowner drink. Rooms are airy and open, with barely a barrier between the indoors and the African bush. Highlights of the guest areas include the open interactive kitchen, a gorgeous rim-flow lap pool and the nearby interpretive library. Each of the six stylish suites features a spacious en-suite bathroom, indoor and outdoor showers, separate loo and twin hand basins. Furnishings combine contemporary sofas with venerable old collectables from the region. Wraparound wooden decks lead f..