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March 9, 2016 - 0 Comments

If it’s wine you’re looking for, South Africa is certainly the place. Wine festivals abound – from big to small and north to south. Here’s our pick of the best. FoodWineDesign Fair Johannesburg With gorgeous...

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January 26, 2016 - 0 Comments

CrossFit Babe, Tatiana Zachos-Ligocki , has been in the not so mainstream fitness industry for more than 15 years. Training, instructing and working in martial arts, women’s and kids fitness and more recently as a...

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January 26, 2016 - 0 Comments

Many travellers make the mistake of wanting to travel in Africa like one does in Europe: visit 11 countries and fly low over Seven others – all within a week. If this is your style, go for it, ...

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November 2, 2015 - 0 Comments

The Beit Brodge border post is one of the worst in Southern Africa and has put many an adventure traveller off from ever crossing it again. Corruption is rife on both sides of the border,...

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October 29, 2015 - 0 Comments

Sherpa Leisure has recently launched their much anticipated Sherpa Rambler.  It is bigger than the Sherpa Tiny – for those that want a bit of extra space. The fully fibreglass caravan is suitable for gravel roads. The...

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September 14, 2015 - 0 Comments

Bush Telegram reader, Paul van Pletzen is an overlanding junky. He regularly hits Africa’s less travelled roads…where no campsites or facilities exists. This is Paul’s very useful list of essentials for the self sufficient bush camper (apart...

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July 20, 2015 - 0 Comments

PG Jonker’s bakkie just returned from a trip to AfrikaBurn. Without him, though. A bunch of biokinetics offered their trade as a gift at the Burn, and required transport to get them and their stuff there....

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June 17, 2015 - 0 Comments

What is an overland emergency? It can best be described as any situation that might threaten the safety of a tour group or its property. How should one deal with an emergency? Well, that depends...

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April 15, 2015 - 0 Comments

Like all tour and safari guides, Chris van Brakel from Van Brakel Adventures, has a couple of great animal stories to share. Elephant stories are, however, Chris’ forte. He is known to be a bit...

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February 13, 2015 - 0 Comments

Fairy circles have fascinated people everywhere down the years. Myths, legends and, well, fairy tales have been spun around these intriguing formations in the veld. Now, after four decades of research, it seems that a...

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