17 Oct 2018

Expedition To Emperor Penguins by Maureen


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For a bit of background, I am a Wildlife Safari Manager for Cheesemans’ Ecology Safaris (www.cheesemans.com) and I coordinate safaris all over the world for fellow wildlife enthusiasts. I have a background in biology, conservation, and natural resource management. I also have a background in hotels and cirques, so this job is a great fit for my interests and experiences. And occasionally, we actually get to join the safaris and expeditions we manage! This is my fourth Cheesemans’ safari in the 4 years I’ve worked here, the other three being an expedition to South Georgia Island in Oct 2015, Tanzania and Rwanda in Feb 2016, and the Galápagos Islands in Jul 2018 (see my other journal entries).

Thank you as always to my co-workers for making this trip possible. Thank you to Sarah for taking care of my cats. Thank you to my family for nurturing my sense of adventure and love of wildlife.