Remote areas and patchy cellphone reception are part and parcel of an African overland trip. How will you update family and friends about your location and safety on the road? A nifty satellite device offers the solution. By Arnold Ras
Tracks4Africa’s brand new atlas, Traveller’s Atlas Southern Africa, is selling like hot cakes. Buy your copy online and you will receive a free custom-made canvas bag.
At R690, the latest addition to T4A’s paper map portfolio, Traveller’s Atlas Southern Africa, is outstanding value for money. The A3-sized, wiro-bound navigational gem offers 108 pages on 10 Southern African countries.
With modern navigation devices and cellphone cover, it’s hard to imagine getting truly stranded by a stricken vehicle. That said, the best places to explore are usually the most remote and there’s always the chance an accident or mechanical failure could leave you marooned. By Chris Davies
So, what should you do in such a situation?