"You can´t start the next chapter in your life if you keep re-reading the last one." The journey of Anna Katharina Raaben realising her dream of becoming a Professional Field Guide.
With every one-year Course group, our Instructors choose a few candidates to become Back-up Guides as part of their lodge placement program. This is a great opportunity for students who want to gain walking hours towards their Lead Trails Guide qualification.
We are proud to introduce Lazarus as EcoTraining's newest instructor. Lazarus will be based at our camp in Botswana and have already made a big difference with his bubbly personality and extensive knowledge about wildlife and the environment.
It took two years of volunteering in Africa for Fiammetta to realise her passion and enrol on a one-year Professional Field Guide course in Africa. She left her home in Italy and embarked on her new adventure to realise her dream to become a guide and work with animals.
Etienne Oosthuizen, from Africa Photographic Services, recently hosted our first Wildlife Photography course of the year. "Photography has become such an integral part of the safari experience and this course is designed to give guides the skills to become better photographers".
After spending three years at University, Matt still yearned for something more. After doing some research he came across EcoTraining and the rest was history...
Through signing up for the Professional Field Guide course, it has been a year filled with new life experiences, lifelong friendships and unforgettable experiences for Leon. "Every time I've been to Africa I changed a little bit. This time with EcoTraining I changed even more."
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...
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.