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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.

Sustainable conservation efforts, indigenous communities and the abundant wildlife of Kenya

EcoTraining has been running courses in across Kenya since 2009, having proudly trained students on various Safari guide courses in a variety of diverse landscapes. In 2017, EcoTraining was pleased to announce the launch of their new operation in the world-famous Masai Mara ecosystem, partnering up with the Mara Training Centre (MTC) in Enonkishu Conservancy.

Perseverance knows no obstacles, my journey of becoming a Lead Trails Guide

"Wildlife, Nature conservation, and guiding were a few key words that I sought out and followed over the past few years. It led me, to be who I am now. A Level 1 Nature Guide and a Lead Trails Guide. It all started as a dream that needed to be realised" - Haritha Pilapitiya

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The hazards of an office job in the bush...
Makuleke's resident Spotted bush snake is getting quite cosy in the camp's office. The other day Dee Lawson was sitting in the office when all of a sudden a Foam Nest Frog leaps from behind her onto the screen of her laptop

At the same time, she heard and felt a thud at her feet, only to look down to see a rather disappointed Spotted Bush Snake. Clearly, he had gone for the frog, who has been residing on the handle of the filing drawer for a few weeks now.

It was the frog's lucky day. Next time it might be a different story.
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