On Tour with Robert

On Tour with Robert

Robert is a German-speaking guide from Zimbabwe who loves touring through Namibia because of the spectacular landscape found there. A keen fitness fundi, Robert starts every day with a workout. Once he’s looked after his own self-maintenance it’s time for maintenance of the vehicle, making sure everything is in perfect working order.

This all takes place before the guests are even awake. At breakfast, he briefs the clients on their day and when everyone is ready it’s time for a day of magnificent game-viewing in the African bush.

While out in the bush Robert is always on the look-out for that something extra, he loves sharing insightful anecdotes and showing clients interesting things while on safari. Around midday, it’s time to find a good place to have lunch, usually under a tree. Robert prepares and does everything right there in the open much to the amazement of the guests. 

He likes to introduce guests to a traditional African meal of pap (maize meal) and Mopani worms, some guests are a bit apprehensive but most of them enjoy it and even request seconds! He hopes that guests take home wonderful memories of the beauty of the animals and open spaces of Africa, as well as fond memories of his recipes.

In the afternoon guests continue with their game-viewing activities. Robert believes strongly in the need for conservation, as a guide it is not only his livelihood but also as someone with a passion for nature and African wildlife he is deeply invested in ensuring there is a future for it.

It’s a conversation he has with guests but he says the most effective message is when they spot the increasingly rare and endangered rhinos in the wild, this is always a discussion point about how they are at risk of extinction and how their numbers have dwindled over the years due to poaching, and really hammers home the urgency and essentialness of conservation.

After a day of experiencing the wonders of the African bush and a delicious dinner, if the skies are clear it’s perfect for stargazing with Robert’s laser pointer that he uses to describe the myths and legends of the heavenly bodies as well as how they can be used to navigate in the wild – then it’s off to bed to be well rested for another day of adventure!

Build Your Trip

With the power to specify your travel dates, the number of travelers in your party, and your preferred destinations, we’ve made it incredibly convenient for our travel consultants to curate the perfect expedition for you.

Wildlife Photographer Peter Langer

Interview with Peter Langer

Biography  Peter Langer, B.A., B.Sc., M.A. is one of Canada’s leading travel and wildlife photographers. His photographs have appeared in hundreds of books and magazines worldwide and have been exhibited on several continents. Mr. Langer has travelled to over 180 countries and territories. He is

Himba Village Namibia

Have a Laugh at Culture Shock

Culture shock is that disorientated, depressed feeling experienced by someone when they are suddenly subjected to an unfamiliar culture, way of life, or set of attitudes. It can creep up on you at any stage of your holiday and can leave you dreading every minute.


The Town of Livingstone, Zambia

Named after missionary and explorer David Livingstone, this border town of Zambia holds much history. Livingstone is situated a mere 10 km from the Victoria Falls, right on the doorstep of this world wonder. The town was established in 1905 during the building of the

Okavango Delta Floods Safari, Botswana

Okavango Delta Floods Safari

By going on a Okavango Delta Floods safari, you can expect to see a beautiful wetland with vibrant colours, an array of animals, and amazing photography opportunities. The Okavango Delta floods, one of Botswana’s most famous attractions, can be seen from late April to August

Need Help?

Get in touch with our experienced consultants, dedicated to curating your ideal African safari. Let us guide you towards the perfect destination, ensuring your trip is nothing short of extraordinary.

JENMAN African Safaris

Stay Connected