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Yuka Ota: from Tokyo to the African bush

A passion for wild animals led Yuka to many different countries to participate in various conservation projects until she signed up for a Professional Field Guide course with EcoTraining. The rest is history…

Lodge Life with Varun Taneja

From the moment Varun was introduced to African documentaries, he dreamed of travelling to Africa one day. Little did he know that his dream were about to come true.

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Lawyers and snakes

There is no shortage of stories about lawyers and snakes. This one, though, is a little different…

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Lodge Life with Callan Neilson

Callan Neilson is currently doing his six month lodge placement at world renowned Singita Lebombo. He has already learnt so much since the beginning of his course and Callan feels that he had been given a opportunity to work with the “best in the industry and get the best start to his guiding career”.

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Navigation and Orientation course at Mashatu

The Navigation and Orientation course forms an integral part of the Professional Field Guide course. Cara put her new found Trails guiding skills to the test and joined the course for a few activities to see what it was all about.