This summer holiday, incorporate the jaw-dropping delights of a mountain pass in your road trip. Marion Whitehead, author of South Africa’s Favourite Passes and Poorts, shares five to try on the way to your holiday destination.
While nothing quite compares to the real deal, South Africa’s diverse topography offers some great alternatives for those iconic African overlanding destinations. Swap cross-border spots for these local places to feed your appetite for adventure. By Melanie van Zyl
You can cruise to the Drakensberg along the highway, but then you’d be missing out. Turn off onto back roads to Giant’s Castle for beautiful panoramas and charming spots. By Melanie van Zyl