Solitaire Guest Farm is owned by Walter and
Simone Swarts and Pasquale Scaturro.
Walter and Simone are pictured here with their
twin boys Rickie and Dylan
Walter's braai's have become legend, and can
often be found at the bar entertaining guests
with a glass of Jack Daniels in his hand. He is
a huge Formula One fan and his favourite driver
is Fernando Alonso.
Simone is mother to not only her boys but also
to all the animal residents and has an almost
Doctor Doolittle like relationship with them.
She also has to keep the mischievous Walter in
Pasquale is a renowned explorer,
adventurer and geophysicist. He has
explored the far
reaches of the planet for over 25 years
and has led mountaineering expeditions
on Aconcagua, K2, Pumori, Ama Dablam,
Gasherbrum II, the North Face of the
Eiger, and three expeditions on Mt.
organized, and led the National
Federation of the Blind 2001 Everest
Expedition, in which blind climber Erik
Weihenmayer reached the summit. An
award-winning documentary, ‘Farther than
the Eye Can See’, captured the
expedition and Time Magazine called it
one of the most successful Mt. Everest
expeditions in history.
Matt is from
the UK and Kate from the States but both
now love their African life. However,
they are still passionate about their
home countries' sport, especially
Football and Ice Hockey. Matt is a die
hard Liverpool supporter and Kate a fan
of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Supporters
of rival teams be warned, you may find
yourself locked in the Cheetah camp!
Your Hosts . . .
Merlyn and Frankie Fredericks will be on
hand to make sure your dining experience
is as enjoyable as possible . Merlyn and
Frankie are always willing to chat and
answer any questions about Solitaire,
the local attractions, Namibian music
and all things relating to the High School Musical Movies!