Tag Archives: eastern cape

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: July level one group Week 8

07 Sep

Life as a trainee Field Guide: Assessment Game drive time! Ulovane update: Once our muscles were exhausted, our skin sunburned, and our roads improved, the reality of the approaching assessment drives set in and a quiet tension settled over the Ulovane Campus. In a mere couple of days, we would have to use all that […]

Ulovane Update: August Marine Group Week 1

05 Sep

Team Marine…Assemble! Ulovane update: The first week of the marine course is complete…a whirlwind week of adventure and learning! Monday started with a 14km canoe trip up Bushman’s River in glorious sunshine to a small river lodge where we made camp for the night. Along the way, we stopped to observe, appreciate and learn about […]

Ulovane update: July Level one Week 5

15 Aug

Life as a trainee Field Guide: Wildlife Babies everywhere!! On previous Saturday morning, all of us stood up around 4 o’clock in the morning to spot and see the constellation of Orion. When we went to bed again, barely rolled in our bedsheets, we all heard something strange going on down in the reserve: the […]

Ulovane update: July Trails Guide Group Week 4

08 Aug

Life as a trainee Trails Guide:  Eyes wide open, ears in tune, smell detector on…let’s go! Ulovane update: Monday arrives at the usual bright and early time of 05:30 or  06:00 depending on how quick you can get dressed, make coffee, drink said coffee, swallow some toast and get to the meeting point for 06:30 […]