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Where will YOUR off the beaten path take you?

You don’t need to be born in Africa to have Africa in your blood. The longing to be connected with the African wilderness is a way of life for a lot of people from all around the world and an unexplained marvel.
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Konica Minolta sponsors field guide students from the Good Work Foundation to train at EcoTraining

In August 2017, EcoTraining welcomed a group of eleven young individuals from the Good Work Foundation (GWF) bizhub Conservation Academy in Mpumalanga. Konica Minolta South Africa (KMSA) in partnership with GWF sponsored these previously disadvantaged candidates to pursue their dream of becoming accredited Field Guides.

Life without dreams is 'irrelephant'

Chrissi’s journey to becoming an EcoTraining back-up

The honeymoon that will live on in our spirits forever

Marriage and nature have something in common, if you truly love it, you will always find beauty in it. This is what newlyweds, Christian and Mimi did. After exchanging their vows, they decided to begin their honeymoon immersed in nature where they would explore a deeper connection with the African wilderness.

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