Dr Ben Beeckmans founded Ecoscience, a unique science centre and luxury lodge just outside the Tarangire National Park. The luxury lodge pays for the science centre which helps students and researchers get out of the classroom and into the field. As a visitor one of the attractions of Ecoscience is its location – away from the hustle of towns and tourists, and with stunning views across a Tanzanian landscape with no obvious sign of human habitation. So what does it take to run a centre that really is ‘away from it all’? Helene Wallaert is the manager at Ecoscience …

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