Tag Archives: eastern cape

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 […]

Ulovane update: September Bird Guide Group Week 2

19 Sep
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The Birding Madness continues Monday-Coastal Drive Ulovane Update: We did a coastal meander heading towards the Addo Elephant National Park area. Bird Island could be seen in the distance and the dunes of the Cape. We had some great bird sightings along the way including red-capped larks, grey-headed sparrows, bokmakieries, crowned lapwings, ant-eating chats, jackal […]

Ulovane Update: August Marine Group Week 3

19 Sep
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Marine Magic Continues Ulovane update: 3 Weeks into the Marine course we are all still having huge fun learning about our marine environment. This third week started off with a road trip to Port Elizabeth, where we would be heading to St Croix island to see African penguins with Raggy Charters, doing a bit of […]

Ulovane Update: September Bird Guide Week 1 Instructors Blog

14 Sep
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Instructors Blog Eastern Cape: A Twitcher’s Paradise Ulovane update: A few weeks ago we started discussing various components of the Eastern Cape and what makes it such a spectacular place to guide in. In my first piece, I discussed all the pros and cons regarding bush walks, one of my passions in the bush. Today I want […]