The Guide's Guide to Guiding

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Jacana Media, Jan 22, 2007 - Travel - 234 pages
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Aimed at informing and educating on wildlife guiding in Africa’s many diverse parks and safari areas, this resource provides aspiring navigators with complete information on the necessary qualifications and requirements to gain access to this growing field. A wide range of subjects are expertly explored, including guiding principles and camp etiquette, medical supplies and safety tips, and details on the use of common field tools such as rifles, handguns, cameras, and binoculars. Real-life stories blend with artful cartoons--that add humor while emphasizing pertinent points--to round out this must-have reference for those looking for a career in guiding.

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Garth Thompson is a veteran wildlife safari guide with 26 years of guiding experience in countries throughout Africa.

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