Lion Charge

On the 19th of December 2008 Shaun, one of the Pondoro guides, found Big Boy and Mazinyo ( the 2 territorial males of the York pride ) and one female deep in the bush about 500 meters from the nearest road. He decided to give his guests, Jason Bishop and Brighid, and Kevin Langley and […]

January recipes

Hi there! So many people has been asking for these recipes. I share them with you with pleasure (not like my grandmother’s recipes where I will have to kill you after I have given it to you ! ) Sweet Corn Bread This is a very simple recipe but truly delicious! 500g Self Raising flour 1 tin […]

Ntombi’s babies

As promised a few photos of Ntombi, the mongoose’s, babies. As I said before she had 9 and is struggling to feed them all. I think that she was a bit overwhelmed. We are helping her now and are supplementing the babies with a milk formula. I am happy to report that they are all […]

Ntombi – The mongoose

Ntombi, our tame mongoose, had babies on Saturday night the 17th of January in my bed. She gave birth to an incredible 9 babies. The average litter size is 2-4. It seemed like this was quite a shock to her system and we decided to supplement the feeding by using a syringe. They are going […]

Lion and honey badger fight

This is a video that were taken by guests, John and Alex High, whom visited Pondoro during December 2008. Amazingly they took this video using only their cellphone. The honey badger escaped uninjured and the video exemplify the fighting spirit and toughness of the badger.

Ranger’s report

Expect regular news from Pondoro as well as the latest game sightings reports.

Lize’s recipes

Due to the ongoing demand and fame of Pondoro’s fabulous cuisine Lize will publish some of her favourite recipes.

Game drive videos – rangers

Guides at Pondoro will upload their best video clips of the month and hopefully this will give potential guests an idea of what can be seen at the Lodge.

Game drive videos – Guests

Pondoro invites you to upload videos of special sightings during your stay with us.

Ranger photos

Photos taken by the guides at Pondoro are published here.

Game drive photos

Pondoro invites you to upload some of your favorite safari photos into this category. I will also give advice, if asked on how to improve your photos for the next safari.

Lion vs Hyenas Video

This video of a young male lion figting with hyenas was taken by a guest during April 2002. This young male and his mother killed a baby giraffe earlier in the afternoon and the hyenas arrived just after sunset. The lions moved off shortly afterwards, but the hyenas were looking for a fight and did […]

Blog Help

This Help section will explain how to make blog postings and comments. Guest can now write about their own Pondoro Experience on this blog.