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Helen Patchett | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 10, 2015

Helen Patchett

Zimbabwean based African travel Writer
   United Kingdom
  |   Christchurch, England

Overview

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I've been working in the African Tourism industry for 25 years and have been writing on and off for 15 years. For six years I co-owned and operated an overland truck, which took clients around East and Southern Africa. Our two owner company increased our fleet of vehicles and operated overland trucks up until 2013.

I have been living permanently in Harare, Zimbabwe since 1996, am a keen mountain biker, dog walker, swimmer and get out into the bush and outdoors as often as possible.

I have a BEd Hons in Craft Design Technology and...

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Articles written on request by a selection of southern Africa magazines

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I have lots of travel experience in Africa (6 years on overland trucks followed by 18 years managing and operating a fleet of overland vehicles. I have many friends from my overland days living on the continent who also have first hand experiences that can assist in abstract queries. I am a efficient, prolific researcher and have written on a number of different subjects for a variety of publications. Please visit; http://patchzimbabwe.wordpress.com/articles/

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London School of Journalism
Diploma in Freelance Journalism
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Oxford College
Diploma in Sports Nutrtion
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The Nottingham Trent University
Bed Honours in Craft Design and Technology
1985 - 1989
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