In an age where poaching and wildlife crimes are rife, rehabilitation centres across Africa are helping to protect vulnerable animals. For fascinating insights into our most threatened wildlife species, visit one of these sanctuaries on your next overland trip.
Looking for a great spot to spend the night? Don’t miss these five destinations, newly updated with pictures, on the Points of Interest database. Submit your visual memories and help others experience the best the continent has to offer.
The roads around southern Lesotho climb high into the southern Drakensberg, crossing trout-filled streams and meandering through some of South Africa’s most spectacular mountain scenes. A road trip through these Eastern Cape Highlands can twist and turn over most of South Africa’s highest mountain passes. This route takes in two of the best, with a charming overnight stop in beautiful Rhodes Village on the way. By Chris Davies