Lodge Life with Varun Taneja

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Varun is currently employed as a guide a The Outpost Lodge, Kruger Park

“My passion for wildlife began watching documentaries on African wildlife on a tv screen sitting in a rather busy city in India. Africa seemed far and only existed in dreams.

I learnt about EcoTraining when I just started working in India as a safari guide in tiger reserves. After working for about two years, I signed up for the EcoTraining Professional Field Guide course. Dreams came true and I landed on the African soil.

I now take pride in becoming a better professional after spending a year with EcoTraining. I can’t give enough thanks to all the instructors and mentors who gave me a new understanding of wilderness and shaped me as the Safari Guide I am now. The year long training also gave me a realistic and practical approach to the wildlife conservation. I wish to contribute my best to conservation.

I am currently working at The Outpost lodge in Makuleke concession, Kruger National Park.”

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