Staff Feature: Angelica Bilro

Staff Feature: Angelica Bilro

Angelica is Rhino River Lodge’s new Safari Host. It’s her smiling face that greets our guests at most mealtimes and when they arrive back from game drive. She is our newest staff member and is already receiving rave reviews, no doubt due to her sweet and happy disposition. We asked her a few questions about her new job and get to know her a bit better in the following interview.

What brought you to your job at Rhino River Lodge?
It was an amazing opportunity and an exciting new adventure.

What is your favorite part of the job?
That I get to meet so many different types of people and I get to hear all there different stories.

What is your favorite part of living in the bush?
I love the tranquility of the bush. The people that choose to live here are wonderful so I’ve enjoyed making new friends. I also enjoy my animal encounters.

What is your best memory at Rhino River Lodge so far?
I am still making memories as I go along.
But what has stood out is how welcome every has made me feel and going to watch the elephant drink at the reservoir. It was one of the best experience of my life and being that close. It was so special watching the baby elephant trying his hardest to drink while standing on his back legs. It is truly something I will never forget.

What should guests coming from abroad know about South Africa?
There are many different cultures, different things to see , our awesome wild life and there many different activities so there is something for everyone.

If you could give guests coming for the first safari three suggestions what would they be? Bring a hat and sunblock. Bring a jacket. And don’t forget your camera and binoculars!

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