Category Archives: Overland trip reports

How to submit your trip data to T4A

By Lizette Swart

Tracks4Africa is renowned for the reliability of our maps, especially off the beaten tracks, and people specifically marvel at the accuracy of the estimated travel times indicated on the maps. The T4A maps are compiled from GPS data submitted by the T4A community of travellers; people like you!

Travellers record their travel experiences and send it to T4A to process it in order to create a highly reliable GPS map which is also used on the T4A apps.  Without your contributions, we cannot keep our maps up to date with the latest developments with regards to roads, travel times, points of interest, etc. Continue reading How to submit your trip data to T4A

Discover Baviaanskloof and 20 passes on a motorbike

My heart is pounding in my ears, softening the hoarse roar of the second gear of the 250XT underneath me. My hands are sweating in the gloves and my arms aching from clutching to the steering. I have to open up in order to have enough momentum to get the bike to the top of Baviaanskloof but at the same time I have to manoeuvre short, sharp curves with a towering mountain face on my right and a steep abyss to my left. To a novice rider this is nerve wrecking stuff! Continue reading Discover Baviaanskloof and 20 passes on a motorbike