Monthly Archives: March 2015

Nature red in tooth and claw

This week was Birding Week, a solid 5 days of trying to find and identify birds, by sight and sound. If I’m honest, it hasn’t raised birds to the top of my list of passions. I seem to be really, … Continue reading

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So starts semester three

This week has involved lectures on biomes, astronomy and weather, and a lot of driving back and forth to Hoedspruit. Most of the international students had their practical driving tests for their SA licence on Monday. Only myself and one … Continue reading

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Western Cape

This is a delayed update as I spent last week (Sunday 8th to Sunday 15th) on the other side of the country, and since getting back have not had working internet so haven’t managed to upload anything. It was our … Continue reading

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End of round two

This Monday was a tense day for everyone, as tracking week culminated in our assessments. After four days of intensive training by Colin it was down to us to all try and correctly identify a total of 50 animal tracks … Continue reading

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On Track

This week kicked off with a lecture on rifle handling, including a DVD showing us the Advanced Rifle Handling assessment we’ll be doing next semester, and a practical session where we got hands on with the trainers’ rifles (meaning we … Continue reading

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