Many people would like the freedom of travelling on their own but don’t feel comfortable exploring Africa solo off the beaten track. Travelling in a group can give you a false sense of security and if you are cautious and keep a few basics in mind, there is no reason why you cannot travel Africa in one vehicle. Continue reading You can overland solo off the beaten track
There are some myths that prevent people from travelling Africa. During our recent seven months overland trip from Cape Town to Ethiopia and back we found that the following ten popular myths simply are not true. Continue reading Ten myths about overlanding Africa
During our recent seven month return trip from Cape Town to Ethiopia, the Toyota Hilux proved to be an absolute star. It did not break down once and did not miss a single beat over 33,231km.
We learned a lot and would like to pass on our experience to prospective overlanders. The one thing that we did not fit, which could have been useful (see the blog about the preparation of the vehicle) was a winch. We’d advise taking along at least a hand-operated winch for an extended trip into Africa. By Karin Theron Continue reading Vehicle and after-market fitment problems on our overland trip