Monday, November 28, 2022

A week in the Garden Route, Western Cape

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After we left the Addo Elephant Park, we had just a little over a week left on our South African visas. Since we had...

Places to see in South Africa: our bucket list

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For the last two weeks, Noel and I have been waiting patiently in Pretoria for mechanics and overland outfitters to finish with Maggie. And while...

Three amazing, must-stay places in northern Kruger National Park

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This week, Noel and I visited South Africa’s most famous safari area: the Kruger National Park. Kruger is one of Africa’s biggest and best game...

A panoramic drive through the Mpumalanga lowveld

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Just a three-hour drive east from Pretoria and Johannesburg lies one of South Africa’s most stunningly beautiful regions – the Mpumalanga (pronounced: Mmm-poo-ma-lan-ga) lowveld. ‘Lowveld?...

How to enjoy a week (or two) in Pretoria, South Africa

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Pretoria – nicknamed the ‘Jacaranda city’ for the thousands of Jacaranda trees that line the streets of the city – is not often considered one...

Border Crossings: Botswana to South Africa

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In our experience, nothing could be simpler than crossing borders from Botswana to South Africa. We have very rarely had mishaps, and officials have almost never...

Modifying our Land Rover: Part 2 in Pretoria, South Africa

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Before we left to start our overland journey, we needed to find a place to give Maggie a good mechanical tune-up and to replace...

Take a wild drive down the Wild Coast

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After leaving Lesotho, Maggie and team headed for the Wild Coast of South Africa’s Eastern Cape. This region stretches along the N2 motorway, from the...

A visit to Addo Elephant Park, in pictures

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After leaving the amazing Wild Coast, and stopping in Port Elizabeth to partake in some 4×4 training, Noel and I headed to the Addo...

The southern Drakensberg mountains, in pictures

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We recently spent a week in the gorgeous uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park. The park is one of KwaZulu-Natal’s two UN World Heritage Sites, along with the...

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