Tag Archives: Career change

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: Gabriela Brunner

23 Aug
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We met Gabriela about 4 years ago when she joined us on a 7 Day Tracking Specialisation course. Gabi inspired us from the get-go with her enthusiasm and passion for not just nature and wildlife, but LIFE! She gets to travel all over the world, but found that her heart belongs to Africa! Her story […]

Ulovane Update: July Semester Week 3

30 Jul
Wes (13)

Apprentice Field Guides This Week started with all of us beginning to practice driving the game viewers. Our instructor Justin guided us through each drive and set us up with a few challenging routes in order to test both our driving and navigation skills. He showed us that being a guide is not only about […]

Wildlife Wednesday: Trapdoor Spider

10 Jul
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Wildlife Wednesday: Trapdoor Spider This week Wildlife Wednesday is about the elusive and fascinating Trapdoor Spider! There is so little that is fully known about these creatures, but the little that has been discovered is enough for us to be drawn into the marvels of yet another intriguing creepy crawlie. Did you know there are […]