Shaun Mousley was born in Kenya and grew up on a 24,000 acre tea farm in Kericho, Western Kenya. Here he spent most of his time fly-fishing the rivers and dams, and going on long treks through the Mau forest, satisfying his love for the outdoors.
Fortunate enough to have the Maasai Mara National Reserve on his doorstep, Shaun spent every available weekend camping there with his family. From this beginning, an all-abiding love of the bush was born. By the age of five, Shaun was more proficient in Swahili than he was in English.
After school, Shaun expanded his wilderness experience by working as a white-water-rafting instructor in Kenya and Uganda. It was then that his love of action and adventure was born; and his close affinity with the diversity and cultures of Africa began to guide his career path.
Having acquired professional qualifications in the hospitality industry by means of a degree at the International Hotel School, Shaun expanded his African horizons with extensive travel throughout Zulu Land, Kwa Zulu Natal and the Seychelles. Returning to Kenya, he was lucky enough to manage two of Kenya’s top luxury lodges in the Maasai Mara and the Chyulu Hills/Amboseli ecosystem.
And it was here, at the point where his proficiency in guiding and his expertise in travel-logistics combined, that he decided to devote his time to being a ‘professional nomad’ - a traveler, a leader, a wilderness photographer and a lover of all things wild.