This month has really shown the arrival of summer, and we made the most of the warm weather by doing all sorts of exciting outdoor activities. We took the opportunity to hike instead of driving when changing leopard trail cameras in Harvestvale,...
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The new volunteers this month got a taste of excitement from day one of their arrival at Kariega Game Reserve when they assisted in the release of three Bat-eared foxes. These small furry creatures were quick to dart out of their travelling boxes and head for the bushes, but one particularly friendly (or confused) bat-eared fox obliged us by stopping for photos right in front of the boma fence that we were perched on. It was a great opportunity to work so closely with some of the smaller and shier animals found on the reserve!
I’ve had such a brilliant time at Kariega Game Reserve, loved every minute of it and will never forget it. Here are some of my highlights: Teaching at the primary school was amazing. Hopefully all the students will now read their poems with a Donegal accent!;
Last week was action packed for Kariega’s new volunteers, and this week is looking like it will be more of the same!!! Shortly after their arrival at Kariega the elephant herd politely introduced themselves to the volunteers by parading past our...
We came here not knowing what to expect and not knowing who we were going to be sharing a house with. On both accounts the experience was LOVELY! Each day has brought a new adventure and our volunteer coordinator’s skills and knowledge has opened up a whole new world for us. I cannot begin to say which day was a highlight as all of them are so different and life changing.
We can’t believe our time here is over, it only feels like 2-3 weeks and not a single day repeated! Here are some of our highlights:Slowly learning all the different types of animals and how they and the environment interact and depend on each other. Learning to appreciate birds more, Jacques taught us that safari is about the experience and not just about finding the Big 5