What does it take to drive between South Africa and Kenya in a more than 50-year-old vehicle? It helps if you’re doing it for a good cause, you have a sense of adventure and you’re prepared to get your hands dirty. Of course, it also doesn’t hurt if people love your expedition vehicle, a 1971 Kombi. The winners of the first Africa Rally share overlanding lessons and highlights from the route.
“Are you going to Lamu?” asks our friend Dave when we talk about our African expedition. “Where is that?” I wonder. And so begins our research and ultimately, our weekend on Lamu Island, off the coast of Kenya. By Sam Pinnell
Photographer David Chancellor travels to the remote corners of Africa for his work. He talks to us about finding his way and the power of nature. By Magriet Kruger