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Pafuri Camp Blog - Page 10

A collection of blog posts inspired by the Northern Kruger.

Godfrey Baloyi: Cool bananas

Posted on Mon January 9, 2017.

From high school teacher to field guide – a natural fit! Tinyiko Godfrey Baloyi was born and bred in the Makuleke community. He completed his education at Shingwedzi College of Education in 1988. Due to lack of employment opportunities in teaching at that time he swapped teaching for guiding and found his calling not least due to the similarities between guiding and teaching.

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September Guides Report

Posted on Mon September 19, 2016.
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One of a kind: Full Moon Walking Trail

Posted on Mon August 1, 2016.

Is this trail for you?

This trail is not for the inexperienced. You should have completed previous multi-day hikes, spent some time in wilderness areas, meet the fitness recommendations and be 18 years or older.

Return Africa reserves the right to interview prospective participants and accept only those it believes are capable of completing this trail.

Due to the safety requirement of sitting watch at night on the slack-packing section, the trail requires 8 guests.

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Guide Profile: Alweet Hlungwani

Posted on Mon July 25, 2016.

Alweet Hlungwani, who likes to be called Ali, has been a guide for over ten years.

He has studied a Nature Conservation Diploma through UNISA as well as a skills programme, aimed specifically at guiding. He also worked on a training project at Makuleke Village, sponsored by the Endangered Wildlife Trust. Finally, an Eco-training course has given the informative Ali all the skills required to be completely hands on in his favourite environment – the bush.

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Johna: the Pel's Man

Posted on Tue July 5, 2016.

Johna Turner, the Pel's man, is a veteran specialist guide and has an immense knowledge of the Makuleke region, its wildlife, birdlife, ecology and history. Walking with Johna in Pafuri is a truly phenomenal experience as can be read from Hennie & Ruda's article.

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