ELT January group: 1st week

Day 1 26/1/13 Made it to Miami after quite a long flight, not much entertainment though! Managed to get out the airport after what seemed hours of queues and after some confusion got to our hotel. Hotel was really nice so last bit of luxury before the jungle. Tried out the outdoor pool in the evening which was good after … Read More

ELT Wales: January group

Day 1 ‘The unexpected journey’ It all began as most big journeys do, up and early in cold old England. Made my way to London Euston and had a nice hour wait in the cold station as very early morning turned to early morning. Made my way to Chester where I met up with a few more people on the … Read More

The Greenforce Bahamas team prepare for the new phase

The Greenforce Bahamas team have been hard at work preparing for the new volunteers to arrive in January. After receiving a brand new engine for the boat they have decided on a bold new colour scheme (batman inspired black and red) to restore “Chickcharnie” the diving boat back to its former glory. Here are some photos of Adam (Bahamas leader) and Matt … Read More

ELT Belize: Favourite moments so far

The volunteers on our Expedition Leader Training course in Belize entered the jungle 4 weeks ago, since then they have learnt advanced jungle survival skills, completed solo nights, learnt how to plan for an expedition and have completed some advanced river crossings. Next stop for them is San Ignacio for some much needed rest, keep checking here for regular updates … Read More

Trekforce Expedition Leader Training – Belize Overview!

Hello Avid Readers! Herein lies the “blog” for the TEL 9 course, which, as you can see, is about to be updated for the first time…ever! With only one month to go. Sorry about that! So really, it’s more of and overview than a blog, what with the lack of regular updates and amusing photographs, but you get the idea. … Read More

Trekforce Expedition Leader Training Review

Trekforce Expedition Leader Training Review

Have you ever considered jacking in the rat race and doing something amazing for your career? Like leading expeditions that will change people’s lives and that grant you with the ability to travel the world and help to protect rainforests, create marine parks and support communities in some of the most stunning and remote places on the planet. At Trekforce, we … Read More

Marine Conservation & Diving in Fiji – stories from Hannah

Hannah has been volunteering on our expedition in Fiji, which involves the opportunity to dive some of the most stunning reefs in the world, whilst working with UNESCO and the Wildlife Conservation Society to protect the  amazing underwater life of the South Pacific. See what she had to say about her time in Fiji: Since the age of about 12 … Read More

Belize & Guatemala – Jungle Training & Machete Skills

Week One – Barton Creek and Elijio Panti Barton Creek The group arrived safely in Belize and had a few days acclimatizing to both the weather and living in the jungle. Mark handed out our new blunt machetes, after teaching us the best technique to sharpen them; it took us the rest of the day trying out the techniques getting … Read More