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Ulovane Update: April Level ones Week 4

12 May
star gazing amakhala

Life as a trainee guide: Tick bite Fever, Tribal Wars and Star gazing! Ulovane Update: This was a hectic week with a LOT happening. Firstly, my blog partner Albert spent the early portion of the week recovering from tick-bite fever. It’s not something I would wish upon anyone (I’m basing this on Albert’s outward appearance) […]

Ulovane Update: April TRAILS guide Week 3

05 May
Trainee trails guides

Life as a trainee Trails Guide – Week 3 Ulovane Update: These boots were made for walking! With the advanced rifle handling now complete, the first week of trails has arrived. The weather has been sunny, the miles have been added to the bottom of the boots, and the fun has begun. With our 11 […]

Ulovane Update: April Level One Week 3

05 May

Life as a trainee guide: Week 3 Ulovane Update: Road trip to Grahamstown, frogging and fishing! This week we came back from an awesome and luxurious week at Intaka and Kariega. This week was particularly focused on academics, with the group completing four modules for the final exam: Arthropods, Amphibians, Reptiles and Fish.         […]

Ulovane Update: April Trails Guide Week 2

29 Apr
Pieter Dunn Ulovane trainer

Life as a trainee Trails Guide: Week 2 ADVANCE RIFLE HANDLING….say no more! We have been practicing the basics with our trusty broomstick rifles, preparing ourselves for our Advanced Rifle Handling Assessments. There are six exercises we need to complete to test our accuracy, shooting under time pressure and safe rifle handling. We also have […]

Ulovane Update: April Level 1 Week 2

29 Apr
Marine Ulovane

Life as a trainee guide: Week 2 Ulovane Update: Second week we head off to Intaka Lodge (our second campus, just 1km from Kariega Game Reserve) – Rheta & Paul’s hospitality has been amazing and food delicious. First day in and it is Saturday maintenance day! The guys slog away chopping down black wattle, while […]