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Ulovane Update: July Semester Week 9

10 Sep
Wes (7)

Apprentice Field Guides And just like that everything starts coming to an end. Our second last week where everything we learned gets put to the test in the form of our final assessment game drives, in which we host and guide real guests who have been invited to Ulovane especially for the game drives. The […]

Ulovane Update: July Semester Week 8

03 Sep
Lion Track

Marine Guides: Week 1 After a brief but well-rested break, myself, Wesly and Therien started on the first week of our four-week marine guide course in Boknesstrand, Cannon Rocks here in the Eastern Cape! The first week was a real eye-opener for the three of us newly appointed marine guides. Our first day out on […]

Inspirational Woman in Eco Tourism Careers: Jennifer Gush

30 Aug
Jenn Gush

Jennifer has been a huge part of our journey since we started Ulovane way back in 2005. We have been neighbours, co-workers, friends and our children grew up exploring Brentwood farm together. 15 Years ago Jenn welcomed us into her home and life when we arrived in the Eastern Cape not knowing a soul, for […]

Wildlife Wednesday: Matriarch Special Bonobo (Pygmy Chimpanzees)

28 Aug
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Wildlife Wednesday: Women’s Month Matriarch Special Bonobo (Pygmy Chimpanzees). The name “bonobo” first appeared in 1954, when it was proposed as a new generic term for pygmy chimpanzees. The name is thought to be a misspelling on a shipping crate from the town of Bolobo on the Congo River, which was associated with the collection of chimps […]

Ulovane Update: July Semester Week 7

27 Aug
Melle (4)

Apprentice Field Guides Week seven of our course started off with a mammals lecture and I learnt why the ‘Big 5’ animals are called the big five!! They coined their distinctions a long time ago for being the most dangerous animals to hunt on foot. This week we also started with our mock drives in […]