Sue van Winsen, Author at Angama
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Sue van Winsen

Recent addition to Angama Mara’s sales and marketing team with over 12 years’ experience in travel and tourism, Sue has the inside track on what makes the travel industry tick. She is passionate about all-things-African and is an unashamed cat fanatic. When not travelling, she can usually be found cooking in the kitchen.

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The most unlikely of battles 14 February 2020 On a beautiful October afternoon in the Triangle, Angama Mara guest, Mike Welton from Canada, was on safari with his guide John, when with much excitement they came across a female leopard hunting an impala grazing nearby. Taking her time for what she thought was the perfect moment, the leopard patiently stalked her prey, but... By Sue van Winsen
The Chicken Run 11 February 2020 At dawn, around 6am, it’s time for our daily chicken run, a chance for the Shamba’s brood to stretch their wings and fly the coop as they head to their favourite restaurant, the compost heap. This is a time of joyous running, feasting and canoodling. But on the day I visited, something wonderful happened –... By Sue van Winsen
The Nine Lives Of The Cottar’s Safari Cat 21 January 2020 I was just about to tuck into my dinner – a perfectly roasted rack of lamb – when I felt the gentlest of touches on my knee. I looked under the tablecloth and straight into the wise, green-eyed gaze of the most magnificent cat – Piki Piki of Cottar’s 1920’s Safari Camp. Who could resist?... By Sue van Winsen
How To Spend It In Karen 17 September 2019 The word kuzuri means small and beautiful in Swahili, and while these beaded creations are undeniably gorgeous, this operation is by no means small. Started in 1975 by Lady Susan Wood to provide employment to just two women, this ceramic bead company has since grown to 340 women, many of whom are single mothers in... By Sue van Winsen
Banking on Bomas 25 June 2019 Imagine this hypothetical scenario… For years you have been carefully investing your hard-earned savings into an interest-bearing account. Of course, there are all kinds of ways you could have spent your money – and yes, the hours have been long and the work tiring – but it’s worth it. Using the investing skills you’ve learnt... By Sue van Winsen