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Ulovane Update: Field and Backup Trails Guides Week 4

08 May
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Backup Trails Guides Another amazing week of walking through the bush on Amakhala Game Reserve! We started the week in the classroom with lectures specifically aimed at learning how to approach animals on foot, animal diseases and incident and crime scene management. Three very different but equally important topics. Something that was especially interesting for […]

Ulovane Update: April 2019 Field and Backup Trails Guides

16 Apr
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Field Guides Heaven on Earth! In only 48 hours, I realised how much one can really experience, and I have experienced so many natural and wonderful animal interactions. I have seen people going the extra mile to make a conscious effort to change or do something small that will become a big change for the […]

Ulovane Update: Field Guides Week 9 and Marine Guides Week 2

21 Mar
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Marine Guides The week started off with an amazing canoe trip up the Bushman’s river to an overnight hut an alarming fifteen kilometres up the river. Tuesday was an early start with the long paddle awaiting us, but the weather turned out rather pleasant considering the few days of constant rain that we experienced prior. […]

Ulovane Update: Final Blog for 2018! November Marines

21 Dec
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Marine Guides In my last blog post at the end of the Trails program, I began by saying that time is warped at Ulovane. This one, I will begin by saying the Marine course is completed in warp speed. The 4-week Marine course passed in the blink of an eye (or maybe I could say […]

Ulovane Update: Successful and Productive Week 7

20 Nov
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Field Guides Week 7 was a busy but amazing week! I am writing this blog in my sleeping bag while watching the sun rise out on Ulovane! This week we started with our Mock Practical Assessments, had the usual classes and our tracking assessment with a special surprise waiting for us over the weekend. I had […]