Tag Archives: eastern cape

Ulovane update: November Marine Guide Group Week 2

05 Dec
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Life as a trainee Marine Guide: Lifes’s a beach Walking on the beach every day feels a lot more like being on holiday than studying towards a qualification, but none of us are complaining! I’m from a very busy city, many kilometres from the ocean, so when I’ve been to the beach previously, every shell […]

Ulovane update: October Field Guide group Week 8

02 Dec
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Life as a trainee Field Guide: The beginning of the end. The first photo I took this week. This is the work of a spider hunting wasp!   It’s been a wonderful week, we started off learning about trees, grasses and flowers. Most people are not really interested in plant life when going on a […]

Ulovane Update: October Field Guide Group Week 7

23 Nov
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Life as a Trainee Field Guide: Living, learning and loving every minute. Ulovane update: This was one amazing, fun and wacky week! We started off with lectures and presentations on mammals, personally one of my favourite subjects. Another very important subject we covered was conservation management. Combining these two subjects we went out exploring Amakhala […]

Ulovane update: October Field Guide group Week 5

09 Nov
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Life as a trainee Field Guide: Amakhala Game Reserve, a hidden gem we call home Ulovane update: This week began with awesome astronomy with Oom Ben! It blew our minds to realise just how big the universe really is. There are more stars than grains of sand, that evening we headed out onto Ulovane reserve […]

Ulovane Update: October Back up Trails Group Week 1

10 Oct
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Life as a trainee Trails Guide: Observational awareness Ulovane update: A two-week break in the city was all that we needed to convince ourselves that we most definitely wanted to be back in the bush, spending as little time as possible in the polluted air and traffic jams that are synonymous with city life. Arriving […]