4×4 africa

Overland Adventure- Tanzania

Many people dream of exploring the Serengeti and witnessing the Great Migration. It is, however, a privilege few will ever have. CHARMAINE and DAVE CAIRNCROSS share their experience on a self-drive adventure to one of the most magical places on earth.

Golden oldies Camel Trophy

For two decades the Camel Trophy was the epitome of all things adventure, perseverance, toughness and – of course – Land Rover. From humble beginnings the event morphed into the ultimate test of man and machine as teams from around the world competed in the roughest conditions imaginable to walk off with the ultimate accolade. TONY YEO reflects on South Africa’s participation and the birth of the local event, the Camel Adventure.

CAMPING GUIDE

There’s so much more to camping than merely having a tent. You also need sleeping bags, camping beds, ground sheets… the list goes on. However, as we all know it’s the little things in life that make all the difference and while the aforementioned ‘big’ items are important, ANTON WILLEMSE SNR examines a few smaller items that can make or break a camping trip.

Reader Adventure- Snow Safari

It doesn’t happen often that snow falls in many areas of the country as it recently did. Usually, if you want to experience a white winter wonderland you have to head to high-lying areas in the Drakensberg. ANDRÉ VAN VUUREN shares his snowy adventure in the mountains.

TECHNICAL-Batteries

There are often posts on 4×4 groups where people inquire about purchasing a battery. Sometimes the advice given makes no sense at all, which motivated DIRK VAN REENEN to consolidate the key elements around how a battery, charger and charge controller work.