On a 10-day trip from north to south, Hannes Steyn stuck to gravel roads wherever possible and saw the true countryside. Making his way through the Karoo, he also saw things he’d never imagined.
The N1 is the quickest way from Gauteng to Cape Town, but to see more of South Africa, swap tar for gravel roads and take a meandering route. Hannes Steyn shares the trip report of his 10-day journey.
With postcard-pretty scenery and meandering roads, the Overberg is ideal for a scenic drive. Stop off at one of the many farmstalls for treats that will have you coming back. By Magriet Kruger