There is something about watching a leopard’s distinctive spots slide over well-toned muscles. As they glide through the bush on padded paws, one becomes aware of their individual and mesmerising characters. The Nchila male, with his jaguar like rosettes, absolutely captivates. After stopping outside Bush Lodge for a drink at the watering hole, the Dayone… [Read More]
Ranger Profile: Andries Ndlovu
My name is Andries Ndlovu. As a child I was always intrigued by nature. My ﬁrst experience of the true wilderness came when I bartended at a lodge on a Big 5 reserve.
Naturally my attention shifted from mixing cocktails and ﬂipping bottles to bush walks and game drives. It was only a matter of time before I got my ﬁeld guiding qualiﬁcations and instead of being behind the bar, found myself behind the steering wheel of a game viewer. I’ve been guiding for almost 6 years now and still enjoy every minute of it. Waking up every morning and knowing you’ll create memorable experiences, for me, is the most rewarding feeling ever and that’s what makes being a guide at Sabi Sabi the greatest job! Besides the awesome fauna and ﬂora the reserve has to provide, the family bonds between staﬀ make it truly a home away from home.
Sigma 150-600mm lens
I have always loved taking black and white photos, I feel taking away all the distracting colours showcases the rawness and more of the emotional state of the subject. With that said, zebras always make the best subjects for monochrome photos, all those hues of grey make these striped creatures stand out even more! But… [Read More]
Something we have been waiting for for a long time… lion cubs!!! And more specifically, Southern Pride cubs… What an incredible find on safari one morning when we found the Southern Pride lioness lying between some rocks in a shady area. Upon closer inspection, we noticed 2 little bundles close to her tummy – two… [Read More]
We have welcomed our first sprinkling of rain of the season, and with that came cooler temperatures (for a few days) but plenty of amazing sightings!! A wet and cold morning announced Spring as we headed out on morning safari. We got news that a pack of wild dogs had been seen at the waterhole… [Read More]