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"The gladdest moment in human life, methinks, is a departure into unknown lands. The blood flows with the fast circulation of childhood."
~ Sir Richard Burton - Explorer 
 


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Chip’s life is a little Hemingway, bush pilot, wildlife guide, fisherman, adventurer and conservationist; but his greatest loves are his wife and two daughters.

Chip grew up on the shores of San Diego, playing every sport imaginable.  He ended up excelling in tennis which led him to his first career after college, where he played all over the world. But, he had always yearned to fly, especially in Africa.  So this naturally led to his next career as an aviator. He flew clients around East Africa, and would fly on game counts and anti-poaching missions.  It was in Kenya where he met his best friend, James Tuleto Ole Sengeny and a lifelong friendship was born - one which spans cultural and continental divides.  

Together with his wife, (the blonde) they rebuilt and took over the running of Ol Donyo Wuas and turned it into one of Kenya’s finest Safari camps. This chapter would in turn morph into his next career as he sought a chance to take on a different approach in the Safari world. He knew full well what an amazing yet mostly overlooked offering there was in Africa back then of small, independently owned camps and lodges or “Bush Homes.” He saw the need of promoting and selling these properties and teamed up with veteran travel visionary and guru Phil Osborne. Together with Phil, Christine, Sandy and Nicole they grew the company from one destination to over 30 exciting adventure destinations worldwide.

Chip's keen sense of spirit and unbridled sense of adventure has kept Uncharted focused and growing, without ever compromising on integrity or quality.  
 



The Uncharted Gang

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Sandy Cunningham

Sandy Cunningham

Born in South Africa and raised in Rhodesia, Sandy spent most of her childhood in Salisbury, where her Mother tended her brood and her father fought in a war. She grew up exploring the dewy Nyanga Mountains, trout fishing and hiding out in magical mountain cabins. Learn more »
Molly Doerner

Molly Doerner

Molly hails from the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville, North Carolina with a gypsy wind beneath her belt and a spark of adventure under her feet.Learn more »
Nicole Fernandez

Nicole Fernandez

Nicole's passion for globetrotting began early. As the daughter of Cuban born parents (her father was a Colonel with the US Air Force), Nicole was brought up living and travelling between the US, Brazil and Portugal.

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Madeline Brenneman

Madeline Brenneman

A Colorado native, Madeline was the youngest of four girls. She grew up spending her summers tucked in the Rocky Mountains hiking, riding and fishing...Learn more »
Erin Parker

Erin Parker

Erin's passion for photography carried her across the country and overseas, exploring Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Romania. Her indomitable character and irreverent sense of humor wins over everyone, and as one of the newest members of the Uncharted Sales Team her wit keeps everything very entertaining! Learn more »
Brenda Fleming

Brenda Fleming

As a young adult Brenda flew the coop and began her adventures in Europe where she spent time in Paris, Spain, Morocco, Ireland, Italy, England, Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands. Learn more »

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