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Butterflying at Tembe – August Course

How much more is one expected to learn? It starts off with the animals, with me anyway, and then birds, trees, reptiles, fish, frogs and a plethora of other creepy-crawlies and plants. I even dipped my ignorant data bank into … Continue reading

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Roehampton University Tour in pictures

Roehamptons on-going support to the Hundzukani School. This year Roehampton raised money to purchase building materials for the school. One of the hyenas slowly making its way down the misty road. At Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre A bull elephant in the … Continue reading

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Roehampton University

Anthropology: the study of humankind in all its aspects, especially human culture or human development. It differs from sociology in taking a more historical and comparative approach. How is this opening statement relevant? As far as Roehampton University is concerned … Continue reading

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Sparshoult B Trip Report

I often get asked whether I get bored doing the same trips over and over. The answer is NO. Every group is different and interesting, some in a good way, some in a bad way, but all are interesting! We … Continue reading

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Barnsley College April 2013

My normal post-trip report format is to detail the whole trip however this time I feel a change is needed and a slightly different approach will be made in this report, including the parts which were not-so-good. The first not-so-good … Continue reading

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Luanda Bronze award

The International School of Luanda spent a week with African Insight on a hiking and wildlife trip. We hiked 2 days of the Fanie Botha hiking trail, which some of the students found very challenging. But they did well in … Continue reading

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Luanda International School Silver Award

The Luanda International School from Angola spent a week with African Insight in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. They spent the first night at Emseni Camp where they did some leadership and team building exercises. This was a great way to … Continue reading

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Kirklees College – 8 to 18 February 2013

12 exhausted and excited students led by two lecturers touched down at OR Tambo at 10pm on Friday night where they were met by Marc Holcroft and myself. A short trip to Sunrock Guest House followed where we spent the … Continue reading

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Eastbourne on tour with African Insight (Oct 2012)

Eastbourne College from the UK came out to South Africa for their Zulu Culture experience, community project and Safari, for the fourth time in as many years. Their project at the Sigodo Primary school in the rural area near Eshowe … Continue reading

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Learning about Sustainable Living

The Eco-Committe at Shea O’Connor School in Nottingham Road have chosen to focus on Sustainable Technology for their WESSA Eco-Schools portfolio this year. After successfully earning their International Green Flag in 2010 under the guidance of the Midlands Meander Education … Continue reading

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