Now over 15 years working with African Latitude, Sammy has been guiding clients extensively throughout Kenya. A certified bronze Kenya Professional Safari Guide, Sammy is also an experienced mechanic.
He is a very keen enthusiast of the local flora & fauna.
Always friendly with a smiling face, Sammy has an enthusiasm to share his knowledge of the country with all our clients. Sammy’s clients return on a regular basis.
Born in 1970 in Kikuyu, Sammy lives in this area with his wife & 2 children.
MOMPOSHI OLE RERENTE
Momposhi is a member of the Maasai Community from the Loita Hills. He became involved with African Latitude as a teenager during his school holidays when he joined our walking safaris in the Loita area.
Bright, pleasant and incredibly helpful, he quickly became a member of the team. African Latitude sponsored him to attend Alliance Française in Nairobi where he learned French. He has since visited France to perfect his knowledge of the language. Momposhi is now regularly guiding both French & English speaking clients, his knowledge of the Masai culture makes him an excellent guide.
He speaks fluent English, French, Swahili and Maa.
Michel studied hotel management in France but soon escaped on sailing boats to the other side of the world. Until 1985 he was a skipper on charter boats in the Mediterranean Sea and the West Indies before discovering Africa.
Since then he has operated safaris in Sudan, Namibia and Zaire. He is creator and director of African Latitude and has designed some of the most daring adventure tours the company has ever offered. His knowledge of East Africa, its fauna, flora and all aspects of the local culture make travelling with Michel an enjoyable experience.
He speaks fluent English, French, Italian and Swahili.
LORENZO RIZZINI BISINELLI
Lorenzo was born in Verona Italy in 1965, and lived in Kenya when he was young. He went back to Europe for education where he graduated in electronics and management but kept coming back to Africa to visit his family.
He has travelled all over Europe and in Zimbabwe, South.Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Senegal, Gambia and G. Bissau. When he is not guiding a safari he lives on a game ranch near Naivasha where he works as a consultant for organisation, collection and data analysis.
His hobbies are playing guitar, singing and computer programming.
Lorenzo speaks fluent English, Italian, French, Spanish, German and Swahili.