Being able to tell stories is an invaluable skill for all Trails Guides. It’s how you create a connection with your guests and facilitate their reconnection with Nature. Like any skill, it needs to be learnt and practiced.
There they stood, four tons of energy, locked together by tusk-filled gapes. The goliaths took up a substantial amount of space and I was terrified. I feared for the safety of our guests that lay trapped in their tents and the very real possibility of them being trampled.
Somewhere between measurement and metaphor, your guests will find meaning. Creating moments of enlightenment on Trail is the challenge of Wilderness guiding. It is the challenge of not being confronted by the limitation of language.
Trails Guiding is more multifaceted than popular definition or even qualification criteria would suggest. That is why the Lowveld Trails Co. philosophy is based on the concept of three multi-disciplinary spheres.
Follow the journey of a recovering addict as he explores the origin of his compulsive behaviour. “I had to understand myself better. I had to understand you better. Why do Primitive Trails make us feel so good?”