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Ulovane Update: Australia meets South Africa….Introduction to African Mammals

08 Sep

Week 2: Introduction to African Mammals Ulovane update: On Sunday we moved from Intaka Lodge to Ulovane Campus bordering Amakhala Game Reserve, which will be our new home for the coming week. A busy week lay ahead, but we were all excited to spend it on the beautiful Amakhala Game Reserve. The boys from “Down […]

Ulovane update: April Trails Guide Group Final Week 7

01 Jun

Life as a trainee Trails Guide: Final Blog….a sad farewell! Ulovane update:Writing the final blog for this chapter of our group’s journey is quite emotional, to say the least.  Tomorrow we all write the final trails exam, and the past few days have been spent learning and trying to cram as much information as we […]

Ulovane Update: April Level One Group Week 4

10 May

Life as a trainee Field Guide: Building Confidence every step of the way Ulovane update: Every week at Ulovane is exciting and this week was no different. Monday we spent in lectures on Botany (which includes trees, plants, wildflowers and grasses) who knew there was so much to learn and so interesting! Tuesday we were […]

Ulovane update: January Level One group Week 5

22 Feb

Life as a trainee Field Guide: Moving out of your comfort zone Ulovane Blog: This week started off with a few amazing sightings, starting with a crash of rhinos chasing away the two lion cubs. It was a pretty great experience being able to see two of the most beautiful animals and also two members […]

Ulovane Update: September Level one group Week 4

27 Oct

Life as a trainee field guide: Determined Toads and Communicating trees Ulovane update: 4×4 driving. Finally! Everybody seemed to enjoy to sit behind the steering wheel and take responsibility. We did day-drives and we also went on night drives. And all of us had the opportunity to drive and got the feeling. It’s actually quite overwhelming […]