Blog: Game Drive Photos: Rangers

WEEK IN PICTURES 26-30 MARCH ’18

WEEK IN PICTURES #33 The pack of wild dogs were seen on an almost daily basis during the week. We were fortunate enough to move around with them a they nearly reached every corner of the reserve. A few impala were very lucky by escaping these hungry predators as we watched a few getting chased. […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 19-23 MARCH ’18

WEEK IN PICTURES #32 The week started with high temperatures but to the end it cooled down and a downpour of rain was welcomed across the reserve. During the week there were 3 male lions, one morning, roaring only meters away from Buffalo Suite and when relocated after a morning coffee to our surprise they […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 12-16 MARCH ’18

WEEK IN PICTURES #31 “I never knew of a morning in Africa when I woke up that I was not happy” – Ernest Hemingway Getting out of bed at 04:45 is not always easy but once you hear the birds singing as you drink a freshly brewed coffee while thoughts of what you might see […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 5-9 JAN ’18

WEEK IN PICTURES #29 Just another week in Africa. Like any other continent, Africa also experiences normal days with a beautiful golden sunrise in the morning and then the breathtaking sunset in the evening lighting the sky with an assortment of colors just before the sun disappears below the horizon. But it is what happens […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 29 JAN – 2 FEB ’18

WEEK IN PICTURES #28 “Some memories are unforgettable, remaining ever vivid and heartwarming!” – Joseph B. Wirthlin A quote that describes the feelings best that our guests will experience once they depart from an unforgettable stay at Pondoro, leaving with only memories and memory cards filled with pictures. The week in pictures highlights these memories. […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 15-19 JAN ’18

WEEK IN PICTURES #26   It was another thrilling week to be out on safari with each game drive completely different than the previous, the anticipation of what might happen the afternoon or leaving at sunrise excited to find the next set of tracks is what makes safari such an unique experience like no other. […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 8-12 JAN ’18

WEEK IN PICTURES #25 It is week in picture time again and it is with great excitement that I wright this simply because of so much that happened during the week. Thus far it will be the largest selection of week in pictures since we started early-mid 2017. Let’s start off with the most endangered […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 16-20 OCT ’17

WEEK IN PICTURES #23 It was an incredible week to be out in the Balule Game Reserve with the wildlife in an abundance we couldn’t have seen more. The Machaton males along with the Kudyela females started the week of with a bang, waking up from a long day’s sleep they moved to the nearest […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 09-13 OCT ’17

WEEK IN PICTURES #22 Summer is approaching, Pondoro had a few drops of rain throughout the week and some of the migratory birds like the European bee-eaters are returning. The hot days under the African sun were cooled down during the evenings with thunderstorms and mist of rain. The big cats of Pondoro took center […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 25-29 SEPT ’17

WEEK IN PICTURES #20 This post marks our 20th edition of the weekly week in pictures and I’m sure the wildlife at Pondoro was up for the task producing some breathtaking moments. Probably the most intense moment this week was when a dominant white rhino bull met a much smaller but equally dominant black rhino […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 18-22 SEPT ’17

WEEK IN PICTURES #19 It was another breathtaking week here at Pondoro, there were so much happening with all the predators especially the leopards. The big herbivores are at an abundance now in particular the elephants, there were some very large herds moving through. Let’s start of with the leopard cubs, these 2 cubs are […]