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Conservation and wildlife encounters

Conservation and wildlife encounters

by Ide Uitentuis Lauren, a WWF intern at NVT, picked me up at the airport and brought me back to the intern house, where I found a lovely welcoming letter with NVT polo shirts, an NVT hat, and a buff. Since I’ve been the only international intern at that time, I was...

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A time full of glee with the NVT

A time full of glee with the NVT

by Samuel Karlsson Straight away when I arrived in South Africa I was very well received by Kellyn, an NVT staff member who picked me up from the airport in George and drove me to the intern house in Nature’s Valley. Right off the bat, it was all about getting to know...

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My Time at NVT

My Time at NVT

by Jappe Rempe   After flying for 20 hours, I and my good friend and travel companion Daniël finally arrived at the beautiful scenery of South Africa. Coming from The Netherlands, stepping out of the plane in the warm (winter!) sun surrounded by mountains was a very...

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Today is WORLD ANIMAL DAY!

by Samuel Karlsson World animal day is celebrated in all corners of the world from South Africa to America, to Sweden. World animal day is a day to raise awareness of animal welfare and to promote the protection of all animals, domestic or wild. With the unprecedented...

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Nature’s Irreplaceable Blessings

Nature’s Irreplaceable Blessings

by Liz Choi NVT has been a place of growth, peace, and true beauty surrounded by people sharing the same genuine respect for nature. My experience with NVT has been a gift to me that I will hold closely to my heart. With moments of laughter, love, and excitement, it...

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Great Expectations

Great Expectations

by Faye Hudson Having already spent six months of the year away from home on my university placement, I was a little hesitant to leave again, especially as my previous two three-month trips were such a success! How could I be sure that South Africa was going to live...

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I Left a Boy and Came Back a Man

I Left a Boy and Came Back a Man

by Ri Galway Natures Valley Trust is not just an organisation, but an embodiment of hard work and dedication that can only be created by the kind of people that reside within its local community. Before I started my 3-month internship with NVT I was on a game reserve...

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