Sandy Woods

Meet Sandy Wood, Managing Director

Kenyan-born Sandy Wood has been at the helm of this operation since she started Pulse Africa in 1991. Her expertise spans across all regions that Pulse Africa offers as destinations and she is constantly pushing these borders, exploring new regions and countries to offer her clients.

Sandy’s Bucket List

  •  Trekking in the Simien Mountains in Ethiopia
  •  Have a “memorable occasion” party at North Island (exclusive use)
  •  See the shoebill storks in Bangwelu, Zambia
  •  Visit esp Ghoa  and Bengal and tigers
  •  Dive off Great Barrier Reef
  •  Dine at that little restaurant on a tiny island off ZNZ – The Rock
  •  Jump into the pool off Livingstone Island – edge of Vic Falls
  •  Have a coffee with Desmond Tutu
  •  Have a second honeymoon at Fundu Lagoon ZNZ
  •  Take a dhow down the Nile instead of a large tourist boat) and stay at
    old Cataract Hotel (writing place for Agatha Christies Death on the Nile)
  •  Float in the Dead Sea
  •  I find holidaying where the biggest threat to my safety is
    a wild animal rather than a terrorist the most relaxing of all.
Take a dhow down the Nile instead of a large tourist boat) and stay at old Cataract Hotel (writing place for Agatha Christies Death on the Nile)

We have found, just for you…

…an idyllic spot in a remote part of Kenya.  Set on top of a hill, the aptly named Sanctuary at Ol Lentille is an architect’s dream; a collection of quirky, eclectic buildings making up this little piece of paradise. There are not many places in the world where you can lie in bed, float in
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Take A Walk On The Wild Side….

That line from Lou Reed’s brilliant album Transformer has a rather different connotation to that which I am talking about here . A walk on the wild side in Africa, specifically Tanzania in this case with Wayo Africa, offers the visitor the following : On foot you are a participant in the world of wildlife; in
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Sandy Wood on gorilla trekking in Rwanda

Sandy Wood recently joined Tamara LePine-Williams of Classic Lifestyle on Classic FM 102.7 to chat about gorilla trekking in Rwanda. Learn a bit about the country and listen to some great travel advice by clicking on the image below. Contact us for expert advice on Rwanda, gorilla trekking and planning your next holiday.
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Take a Walk on the Wild Side

That line from Lou Reed’s brilliant album Transformer had a rather different connotation to that which I am talking about here. A walk on the wild side in Africa, specifically Tanzania in this case with Wayo Africa, offers the visitor the following: On foot you are a participant in the world of wildlife; in a
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Dispatch from Africa – Masaai Mara, Giraffes and Selous

“We’re home now. There are pictures of our stops in the Maasai Mara (2 camps), Giraffe Manor in Nairobi and the Selous (Se’-Loo) in Tanzania. Lack of time to compose regular dispatches and no internet (by design in some camps) forced us to enjoy our time detached from technology. It was a fantastic trip with
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Abandoned in the Masaai Mara

It is Kenyatta Day in Kenya, October 20th. Actually it is now known as Mashujaa or Heroes Day. Big celebrations are to be held in Nairobi and as a result, the government have declared that Nairobi air space be closed for much of the morning. This meant my flight from Nairobi left earlier than usual.
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Mahale Mountains – The Great Ape Escape

The Mahale Mountains in southern Tanzania is one of the last few wilderness areas of Africa.  You are one of a small group of human beings sharing this space with one of the largest known populations of wild chimps on the planet. Luxury here is about space and solitude. Few people, no cell phones or
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Malawi

I was last in Malawi many years ago. I fell in love with it then… and recently I fell in love with it all over again. It is known as the warm heart of Africa and what impressed me most when visiting this time around is that despite the trials the country is facing at
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