Tag Archives: Gap Year

Ulovane Update: July Semester Week 4

06 Aug
Marli

Apprentice Trails Guides We are more than halfway through our Apprentice Trails Guide course – where has the time gone! We had a fantastic week. We left for a three-day, two night sleep out on Wednesday morning at 8 AM, on Amakhala Game Reserve. Whilst on this walk with Shani and Schalk, we came upon […]

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: The Secretary Bird

24 Jul
Sem secretary bird

Wildlife Wednesday: The Secretary Bird The 2019 Bird of the Year! Some might describe this as one of Africa’s most interesting looking birds, with a head that resembles an eagle, but powerfully built, long bare looking legs that one would associate with storks! It is; however, a bird of prey and it belongs to a […]

Ulovane Update: July Semester Week 2

23 Jul
Sandra (7) resize

Apprentice Trails Guides Shooting Range Action! Week two began with an early start for us to get to the outdoor shooting range to begin practising for our final Advance Rifle Handling assessment at the end of the week. After having arrived, we learnt how to set up the targets on the range so that we […]

Wildlife Wednesday: Trapdoor Spider

10 Jul
Trapdoor justin

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 […]