For years I had the dream to go to South-Africa, but I never expected that it would be so amazing!

I stayed 7 weeks at African Dream Horse Safari for doing an internship and it really changed my life. The outside life, nature and wildlife are so loveable. It made me feel so much better because I’m so used to live inside.

If you do what you love, everything is possible at African Dream, that is why I combined horse riding and two of my passions: Photography and wildlife. Made a lot of photos on the excursions in Krugerpark, Mariepskop and the Panoramic Route. Besides the excursions I did some marketing photography for the website and certificate. I also did some leopard research, put trap cameras in the Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate to see if there are any leopards in the area. Loved the horse riding, gamedrives, bush suppers and parties at Sleepers.

Learned so much about the people, nature, animals and myself. Crossed boundaries, made new friends for life and really improved my English. This is an experience I will never forget!

The Thomson family is amazing! You are a part of the family and they will include you with everything. I really wanted to thank them for the amazing time, making my dreams came true and besides that they gave me a new home in South-Africa!

“Hopefully see you next year or how you guys say: see you now now!”

Written by Manon Wolters (Holland)