Month: January 2015

Jabulani means happiness :)

Another day and more invasive species removed and conquered! First thing this morning we were out in the game park attacking the weeds. I think I can safely say everyone has perfected their own technique to tackle them and areas are being cleared fast and efficiently! Huge piles are being made not to mention how…



The big 5…minus 1!

Today was a great day. I don’t say this lightly either, it really was great! We started the day by heading out to a crocodile sanctuary that also had a huge variety of snake species. It was riveting learning about the species here in Africa and we also were given a snake demonstration where we…



Track or being tracked

It was an early start…and when I say early, I mean 4am wake up and 4:30am departure early. It was off to a rhino game park where we would be tracking these amazing and highly endangered animals. Once there we had a quick breakfast and an enlightening orientation in which we learned a lot about…



Annoying Flora, Amazing Fauna

An early breakfast in the middle of the game park was in order this morning. Eggs, cereal, toast and spreads was our fuel for the day…it was time to work hard, get sweaty and use some good ol fashion elbow grease! Today our task was to clear an area of an invasive plant species called…



Welcome to Africa!

Today was our first day!! Everyone came in all throughout the day yesterday and we were all together for a traditional South African Braii dinner! Delicious! Full of all kinds of meats, spices, salads and bread. It was definitely an early night for everyone last night, as those long flights take it out of you!…



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