More bang for your buck – New GWM P-Series LTD

The GWM P-Series hit the local market in 2020 and has been hailed as the flagship affordable bakkie in the South African market. The double cab is vastly popular for leisure seekers and overlanders alike, and GWM is looking to expand the line-up with a new flagship model as it reveals the new P-Serries LTD.

The family companion

Most people don’t understand us overlanding types. We prefer dusty campsites over five-star hotels, hard gravel roads over tar and long driving hours over a short flight. We name our cars and love and treasure them. The Oberholster family from Jeffrey’s Bay is no different.

Potent Pythons

Giant snakes, some exceeding twenty metres in length, often feature in movies and hoax social media posts. But, says Johan Marais from the African Snakebite Institute, none of the modern-day snakes get anywhere near that length.

Berg-en-Dal beauty

The Kruger National Park is inherently a part of South Africa’s DNA, much like biltong and boerewors. In the next few issues, two of our regular contributors, Anton and Natasha Schutte, will take a closer look at their favourite rest camps in this jewel of Africa. First up is the Berg-en-Dal rest camp in the southwest corner of the park.

Dust & Diesel

Neil and Tineke’s Amarok has been their partner in crime for many trips, varying from short getaways to more extended travels, covering up to 6 000km over two weeks and through some of the most rugged terrain South Africa and Namibia has on offer.

Lovely Lower Sabie

The Kruger National Park has attracted local and international visitors for generations. In the following few issues, Kruger lovers Anton and Natasha Schutte share their favourite rest camps. This month they visit Lower Sabie in the south of the park.

Give me land, lots of land…

The cowboy turned country singer from yesteryear, Roy Rodgers, unwittingly described Namibia perfectly: “Give me land, lots of land with starry skies above, but don’t fence me in”. Bernie Williams was recently lured back to this charming African country.

Bokkoms, & cold beer 4×4 make Velddrif the place to be

As novice 4×4 enthusiasts, our three days on the West Coast gave us a baptism by fire… and we are hooked! Our bodies have now taken the shape of the seats in our rented Suzuki Jimny from Tread Lite 4×4, and our West Coast trip is becoming more and more adventurous as we begin to understand the vehicle and its 4×4 capabilities, writes Maryke Roberts.

The story of Pretoriuskop

The Kruger National Park is a favourite with local as well as international tourists. Kruger lovers Anton and Natasha Schutte discuss their favourite rest camps every month. In this edition, they look at the colourful history of the oldest rest camp in the park, Pretoriuskop.