Tag Archives: Gap Year

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: Field Guides Week 8 and Marine Guides Week 1

15 Mar
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Field Guides Week 8 started off with the last model drive with our instructors. We explored amazing new places -like the ‘little Grand Canyon’, as it is affectionately known on the reserve- that we had not been to before. The views and sights from this viewpoint were amazing, we even spent our lunch break at […]

Ulovane Update: Field Guides Week 7 & Final Wrap Backup Trails

07 Mar
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Field Guides Week 7 This week has been exciting! It’s unbelievable this is already our 7th week here at the campus, life at Ulovane flies past not leaving you with a moment to blink.   We started off with lectures about mammals which is what most of us have all been waiting for since week […]

Ulovane Update: Field and Backup Trails Guides Week 6

26 Feb
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Did you know that the Ulovane Update blog was born in 2006, the year that we welcomed our first group of students at Ulovane. It started out as a personal blog and has since evolved into weekly updates direct from the students themselves. It has been amazing to be apart of this blog and blogging […]

Ulovane Update: Field and Backup Trails Guides Week 4

15 Feb
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Field Guides Our fourth week already and it started off with an amazing morning game drive: a new-born waterbuck, the female cheetah that got chased away by a warthog, an amazing elephant sighting of the herd with the little baby that was born last week with some giraffes in between as well. No better way […]