Hi, I’m Daphne – half Dutch, half Indonesian! I was born and raised in the Netherlands, but my heart took me to Germany as I got to know my partner in crime…
As a child, I was always passionate about animals, especially horses. Later, I also developed a passion for foreign countries and languages.
It was this combination of interests which finally brought me to Africa, a place that has now become my No.1! You could say that I am a passionate person…
I remember watching a documentary about horseback safaris, which made me realise that this was my calling. A perfect combination of my interests. So off I went, into a great horseback safari adventure! It was the experience of a lifetime and one which has touched my heart. Three months later I returned. Since then, at least once a year, I travel to Southern & Eastern Africa to explore more and more of these beautiful and exciting countries.
On one of my return trips, I bumped into Anthea and we connected right away. We have the same passion for animals, horseback riding and a love for Africa’s raw nature and wildlife. She is the one that introduced me into the Fleewinter Team. And here I stand today, planning trips in Southern and Eastern Africa. Sadly, Anthea moved on and is now living her dream of Ubuntu Healing
Africa has SO much to offer… it is beautiful, stunning, exciting, adventurous, and ever so relaxing. The nature is out of this world too, and the serenity of the wilderness (bush) is incredible. The wildlife just swept me off my feet, from the moment I stepped off the plane (well almost!). Not to mention that the people are so kind and wonderful.
But what are you waiting for? Come and see for yourself… you will find out exactly what I’m talking about. So when you are ready to change your life, email me and I would love to share my passion for Africa with you and help you plan your dream holiday.
My first photographic workshop, got some great footage!
Waterberg region, my favorite horseback safari
Hiking in the Royal Natal NP, Drakensbergen
Sunset at Muizenberg, Western Cape
From the lighthouse at Cape Point, you have an amazing view
Me and my partner in crime & some sundowner company
Close encounters with elephants during a game drive
Sundowners in the bush with a beautiful sunset
I even got married in the African bush
Me trying to out dance the locals
Sabi Sand, famous for its leopard sightings
Watch the lion sneaking in
“..Waking up at 5am, doesn’t get better than in the African Bush! Waking up to the sounds of the wildlife, the smell of fresh coffee and the knowledge that soon you will see amazing things during a morning game drive” – Daphne, Africa Safari Specialist