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JULY 2012 Update – Week 1

On our first drive we encountered Norman, Amakhala’s main elephant bull, at canoe crossing.  During his drink of water another younger bull approached with what seemed to be a friendly hello, this turned out to be a test of strength.  Norman’s subordinate had the upper hand as he was on higher ground however Norman still […]

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June 2012 Ulovane Mail

Sam and Silvia – wonderful Italians with accents to swoon over – were so nervous about their speech, blew their guests out the water with their knowledge and quiet certitude of commitment. Robert drove like an angel was lifting our wheels; and found the elephants wondering downhill against a magnificent backdrop of red clay embankment […]

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Make the most of every day!

Week 8, the week things get spiced up a bit, so just as we started to get too comfortable we got a bit of a mix up from what we’ve been getting accustomed to up to now.  Starting off the week at the beautiful beach of Kleinemonde, with its smashing swells, stunning sunsets, and rolling […]

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Changes…I will always be an English woman by heart but Africa has definitely taken my soul

It is with a heavy heart that I post this blog today! Sarah and Jandre are enjoying their last day at Ulovane and on Amakhala Game Reserve, tonight we will throw a huge farewell for them, in true Eastern Cape style – with plenty of tears and speeches and tommorrow they will head of to […]

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Follow up to Nkwichi Lodge Guide Training

In December we had the opportunity to visit a gorgeous piece of heaven – Nkwichi Lodge. It was not all play, as Schalk was requested to come out and begin training the lodges guides, so that they can successfully become FGASA accredited guides. For the full story or to remind you of our amazing trip you can […]

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