Monthly Archives: August 2015

Follow Your Dream

This week was the start of the third new volunteer cycle since I arrived at GVI. We said goodbye to all the volunteers we had, with the exception of the three long-term interns, and welcomed a fresh batch of ten … Continue reading

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Close encounters

Last week was all about big sightings, this week was more about rare sightings, including my second pangolin! When I came out here I didn’t really think I’d have a chance of seeing a pangolin during this year, and now … Continue reading

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Big Things

A phrase you hear a lot around here is “The Big Five.” It’s such a commonplace expression here, but I’ve learned that outside of the safari industry a lot of people have no idea what it means, so I’ll just explain it. The … Continue reading

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Why I’m Here

The skydive last week ended up being a no-go. After driving all the way to the drop site we had the first rain in three months, so it was cancelled due to bad weather. Pretty annoying! I haven’t decided yet … Continue reading

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