Itinerary







(Lang)
Itinerary
Requirements Cost Apply
  SATURDAY (evening) & SUNDAY (morning)  
- Some participants Arrive

- Meet up at homestay

- Rest up

- Supper

- Breakfast

- Free time

 

SUNDAY (afternoon)

(Theme: Sky)

 

- Check gear

- LESSON (Basic camping-skills review)

- Review rules of conduct (environmental, social, gender, meeting etiquette)

- Drive to first site with stops for scenic photography

- Collect firewood

- Sunset pictures

- Supper

- Review volunteer photos and have a group feedback session. Discuss techniques (if electricity allows)

- Campfire fun

 

MONDAY

(Theme: Tree)

 

- Sunrise

- Morning meeting

- Morning exercises

- Breakfast

- LESSON (How/Where to find different types of animals)

- LESSON (Wilderness movement techniques: quick but quiet)

- Wilderness-movement game, technique application

- Lunch

- Group hike

- Drive to next site with stops for photo-exploration

- Sunset pictures

- Supper

- Review volunteer photos and have a group feedback session. Discuss techniques (if electricity allows)

- Campfire fun

 

TUESDAY

(Theme: Sol/light/shadow)

 

- Sunrise

- Morning meeting

- Morning exercises

- Breakfast

- LESSON (How to make a solar compass; how to take compass bearings)

- Landscape photography hike

- LESSON (Learn Australian animal tracks)

- Lunch

- Drive to next site with photo breaks

- Sunset pictures

- Supper

- Review volunteer photos and have a group feedback session. Discuss techniques (if electricity allows)

- Campfire fun

 

WEDNESDAY

(Theme: Earth/Tracks)

 

- Sunrise

- Morning meeting

- Morning exercises

- Breakfast

- LESSON (Basic tracking skills: how to read tracks; how to make, and use a tracking stick)

- Lunch

- Pack for overnight

- Hike deep into the bush

- Split into pairs and search for, and photograph, tracks (and, hopefully, the creature that made them!)

- Sunset pictures

- Supper

- Campfire fun

 

THURSDAY

(Theme: animal)

 

- Sunrise

- Morning meeting

- Morning exercises

- Breakfast

- Hike back to vehicles

- Tracking practice, animal photography

- Drive to next site with lunch and photo breaks

- Sunset pictures

- Supper

- Review volunteer photos and have a group feedback session. Discuss techniques (if electricity allows)

- Campfire fun

 

FRIDAY

(Theme: hidden in nature/natural camouflage)

 

- Sunrise

- Morning meeting

- Morning exercises

- Breakfast

- LESSON (Short lesson, Camouflage theory -- depending on weather and time, maybe have a camouflage activity)

- Free time photography/ Skill practice

- Drive with photo/lunch breaks (many long stops for exploring and photography)

- Sunset pictures

- Dinner

- Review volunteer photos and have a group feedback session. Discuss techniques (if electricity allows)

- Campfire fun

 

SATURDAY

(Theme: to be decided)

 

- Sunrise

- Morning meeting -- final words for people leaving Saturday night

- Morning exercises

- Breakfast

- Free time photography/Skill practice

- Drive with photo/lunch breaks

- Arrive at homestay

- Showers

- Lunch/beers

- Plug computers in

- Beach visit for those staying until Sunday

- Look at people’s photos as a group/discuss techniques while some go to airport

- Supper

 

SUNDAY

 

- Sleep in

- Morning meeting -- final words

- Morning exercises

- Eat breakfast

- Individual photo work and photo printing (additional cost)

- Airport

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(The itinerary is tentative and subject to alteration in the event of bad weather, earthquake, forest fire, coup d'état, and any number of other unforeseen -- unlikely -- events.)

Email safari@oberro.com with any questions regarding the itinerary.

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