Tag Archives: Gap Year

Ulovane Update: September Semester Week 1

08 Oct
Danike Week 1 (8)

Apprentice Field Guides: Week 1 Week one of our Apprentice Field Guides course was a jam-packed, busy and interesting week! Our week started off with orientation game drives on Ulovane Reserve itself, and then on to beautiful Amakhala Game Reserve to see the lay of the land and get familiar with the roads and areas […]

Ulovane Update: July Semester Week 6

21 Aug
Piet (5)

Apprentice Trails Guides With one more week to go of our Apprentice Trails guide course, our second last one was packed with the always exciting and fascinating world of tracking! A qualified Cybertracker assessor Taryn Ingram-Gillson, spent the weekend with us here at Ulovane to conduct the assessment for us. It is held over a […]

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 […]