Darwin Situmbeko

Trainee Zambezi Guide

Where do you call home?

The place I call home. is where my mother lives,  Nsongwe village close to where we camp on the first night of our Zambezi trips.

What do you love most about multi-day trips?

I like to learn new things from our guests and I love sharing with clients about our lifestyles such as what its like to live at my village.

Your best river meal you like to prepare?

Chicken curry with fresh coriander.

Favourite Rapid?

No contest! Upper Moemba on the Mighty Zambezi.

Most important piece of equipment you take on every adventure?

My head torch.

Biggest achievement to date?

Being part of the Water By Nature family.

We hear you like to sing on the Zambezi? Tell us about it?

I like singing African songs as it gives a little more culture to our guests and I believe it is the best thing to make the clients so happy!

Favourite Zambezi camp?

Bobo Camp

Who makes the best chocolate cake on the Zambezi?

The guy who makes the best chocolate cake is Lovemore Kalinda

Did he pay you to say that?

Yes, 100 Kwacha…….

Favourite rafting trips?

I love the 7 day Mighty Zambezi trip.

Anywhere still on the rafting ‘bucket list’?

I hope to go to Morocco to learn more about rafting and the world.