Tag Archives: eastern cape

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 […]

Ulovane update: July level one group Week 9

13 Sep
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Life as a trainee Field Guide: This is not the end…..it is only the beginning of the rest of our guiding lives Ulovane update: Nine weeks have gone by too quickly and from your first day Ulovane seems like home, now as we see the inevitable departure, I can’t help feeling of disappointed that we cannot […]