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The Garonga Diaries: Training, Acting and fresh lion kills with Kaizer!

Dear Diary, My name is Kaizer and I am one of the guides here at Garonga. I live in a village called Share (you say it Sheerah) which is about 3 hours away from the lodge. I started working here at Garonga Safari Camp in October 2014. When I started I was a tracker. On… Read More »

The Garonga Diaries: Mpho remembers the past and looks forward to the future!

Dear Diary, My name is Mpho, I started to work here at Garonga Safari Camp last year, in August 2019, as a tracker. I started working together with Jaff who is head safari guide, and even now we are still going forward working as a team. I am staying at Sigagula next to the Orpen… Read More »

The Garonga Diaries: Hear all about tracking Lions from Bongi!

Dear Diary, My name is Bongi. I have been working here at Garonga since 2018 as a tracker. This week it is my turn to tell you what we have been busy with.

The Garonga Diaries: Riding bicycles with Josia

Dear Diary My name is Josia and I am a guide as well the safari administrator here at Garonga. This my very first time writing a blog for the Garonga Diaries so I will do my best to give a brief of what has been happening this week. I have been home for nearly three… Read More »

The Garonga Diaries: Lions, Mischief & Maintenance

A generally quiet week at Garonga (with the exception of some lion antics). The weather has become kinder and the extreme cold has departed for the moment. Every day now brings us 1 minute closer to summer. Fascinating I know. The main event this week has been the Garonga lion pride that cornered/ambushed a kudu… Read More »