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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 […]

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 […]

Wildlife Wednesday: International Tiger Day

31 Jul
Johan Van Zyl photography

Our Tigers are still in danger. Since the beginning of the 20th century, we have lost over 95% of the world’s wild tiger population.  A very scary fact is that we have MORE tigers in captivity than there are roaming free in the wild. The reason we have lost so much of our wild tiger population […]

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 […]

Ulovane Update: Field and Backup Trails Guides Week 3

30 Apr
Piet 13

Field Guides This has been quite an intense week with a busy schedule; though I have made a lot of unforgettable memories! We had a few good game drives this week where I was on the tracker seat and we came across a King and his lioness. This was an unforgettable experience as it made […]