Tag Archives: Kariega Game Reserve

Ulovane Update: Final Blog for 2018! November Marines

21 Dec
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Marine Guides In my last blog post at the end of the Trails program, I began by saying that time is warped at Ulovane. This one, I will begin by saying the Marine course is completed in warp speed. The 4-week Marine course passed in the blink of an eye (or maybe I could say […]

Ulovane Update: October Field Guides Week 9 and November Marines Week 2

05 Dec
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Field Guides The week that has passed was filled with fear, excitement, tears and joy as we went through assessment game drives. This is the moment we have all been waiting for; what it feels like to become a field guide. It was an exciting and nerve wracking experience, and I think everyone dealt with it […]

Ulovane update: July Trails Guide Group Week 4

08 Aug
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Life as a trainee Trails Guide:  Eyes wide open, ears in tune, smell detector on…let’s go! Ulovane update: Monday arrives at the usual bright and early time of 05:30 or  06:00 depending on how quick you can get dressed, make coffee, drink said coffee, swallow some toast and get to the meeting point for 06:30 […]

Ulovane update: July Trails Guide Group Week 3

04 Aug
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Life as a trainee Trails Guide: Exciting times as the Walking begins…. Ulovane update: Even with adverse weather conditions, we all had a very enjoyable and educational week three. On Monday we started out with a test on rifle handling as we had continued advanced rifle handling practicals on our  usual test day, Sunday. Due […]

Ulovane update: April Level one Group Week 7

30 May
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Life as a trainee Field Guide: Another week closer to our assessment game drives! Ulovane update: We started our Week at the Intaka campus, as guests rather than trainee guides. The Trails Guides had to do their assessment walks- and we were their victims. So in two groups we discovered the Kariega reserve on foot. […]