Saskia Valente

Res Desks
Res Desks Consultant

Franschhoek office: Saskia is the team's admin, backup and support superstar. Her tenacity, resourcefulness and ability to think quickly on her feet make her an invaluable part of the team.

Responsibility: Managing client reservations.

Kenya

WHAT WE LOVE: Kenya is the one country that offers everything. From the fun and funky capital city of Nairobi to the pristine beaches along the coast - Kenya offers Fantastic diversity. The gorgeous Laikipia with its lush landscapes is crowned by its vast conservancies, the arid Northern Frontier which is home to the colourful and proud Samburu is an experience best complemented by to the open plains of the Mara. Kenya's savannahs are rich with game, the cultural encounters are authentic, and the dramatic landscapes characterised by equatorial forests and mighty snow-capped mountains. Safaris have been the mainstay of Kenya’s tourism for many decades and it also rates as one of the top five bird-watching destinations in the world.

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Chindeni

Walking time from Chamilandu is ± 4 hours and Bilimungwe ± 3½ hours. Drive time from Mfuwe Lodge: ± 2 hours and 45 minutes. Located on the banks of an oxbow lagoon which is frequented by game all year round, Chindeni Bushcamp has four spacious canvas tents raised on wooden decks and a central dining area, deck and bar with stunning views towards the Chindeni Hills. The camp comprises 2 twin tents (queen size beds) and 2 double tents (king size bed each). Each tent has an en-suite bathroom with a wash basin, toilet and shower with cold and solar-heated water...

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