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Ulovane Update: Trainers Blog

09 Mar
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Thank you It is a chilly morning in the Eastern Cape, with a low-lying grey blanket covering the horizon over the ridge and a soft drizzle of moisture dampening the soils. The trails students are currently busy writing their final FGASA exam, by the looks on their faces as they are writing it all seems […]

Ulovane Update: January 2020 Semester Week

05 Mar
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Apprentice Trails Guides Our Italian Chiara, was with us last year on the 10-week Apprentice Field guide course, which she successfully completed and very quickly decided she had to come back for more of ‘her Africa’ to experience the bush on foot through the Apprentice Trails guide course. Read on for a moving account of […]

Ulovane Update: January 2020 Semester Week 6

25 Feb
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Apprentice Trails Guides South African born Maurice came to Ulovane for our 6-month course. He successfully completed the Apprentice Field Guide course, and today has written an account for you of their second last week as Apprentice Trails guides before he heads off to the Marine guide course next week. I can’t believe it’s week […]

Ulovane Update: January 2020 Semester Week 4

11 Feb

Apprentice Trails Guides Lucian is here to share with you all something a little different for this week’s blog! He has chosen to share his personal diarised events of the Apprentice Trails guides walks on Amakhala Game reserve. What a journey this far! My first bushwalk I enjoyed this a lot! We got to identify […]

Ulovane Update: January 2020 Semester Week 3

05 Feb
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Apprentice Field Guides Meet Jesse from the Apprentice Field guide course, to share with you all this week, their adventures of week three! If I had to pick a favourite moment of this past week, it would be seeing a male and female lion on one of our game drives on Amakhala Game Reserve! I […]