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The Wolf Pack

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Occasionally I need to get away in a hurry on a trip, which often includes a single night camping. So I keep the required gear in a “Wolf Pack” for easy access and if the trip happens at short notice I don’t have to run around looking for it.

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Micro Adventures for the whole Family

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Given today’s frenetic pace we need the time out to relax and chill. Work and family commitments don’t always allow for a long break. The good news comes in the form of a micro adventure – a short simple activity near home or even work that is fun, challenging and rewarding. Add in a longer trip spread over a short …

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Quick meals on the road

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When space is a consideration when camping one needs to take a no fuss, clean approach to meals – it’s difficult to knock together gourmet meals every time, so a few shortcuts may be required to save space and keep a good standard of meals. Here are a few tips. Most nights we eat salad but with a tight water …

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Bike Right

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If you are new to the sport and are looking for the rush of an off-road ride it helps to have a few tips when deciding on a suitable bike. So we have compiled a few tips to assist you to get the best ride within your budget. Size is important, but be aware that sizes vary between manufacturers so …

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Lessen The Impact

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Since the dawn of time, we have used fire. For warmth, cooking and, controlling vegetation and even as a weapon in times of conflict. In fact, we grew up with fire even in modern times and as such we have strong associations with it. The smell, the crackle of wood and the flickering glow is entrancing as are the final …

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The Ultimate First Aid Kit

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You could opt to buy a ready-made first aid kit or alternative pack your own, personally, I prefer adding to an already packed kit from a reputable supplier such as “The Travel Doctor”, that gives you a kit with the scripts often required when crossing borders. This is a kit that is definitely not like your off the shelf supermarket …

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Complete 4 X 4 | Baboons Pass | Maluti Adventures 2018

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Destination: Lesotho – Baboons Pass Adventure Date: 13 – 16 September 2018 Adventure cost – R5500.00 per person Adventure brief This four day Mountain adventure traverses the Lesotho Mountain Kingdom, with the ultimate goal of ascending one of the most remote, roughest and impassable passes in the country – Baboons Pass. This “road” is more suitable for our four legged …

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Cross Country partners with Bridgestone

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The 4×4 club challenge sponsored by Bridgestone is a 4×4 driving based challenge for all standard production vehicles. This year sees Cross Country on board as a major sponsor,” It’s our business and we are proud to partner with Bridgestone in this prestigious event” says Ian Georgeson , M.D of Cross Country ”These are our people and we are happy …

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Zimbabwe

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“Is the focus of many South Africans self drive 4X4 enthusiasts not going to move from a more and more regulated and costly Botswana to a more affordable, open hearted and open minded Zimbabwe?” That is the question that I asked myself and this is what the group experienced: Francistown                           On day one the group of 15 people in seven …

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Choosing your next vehicle

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Buying the next vehicle either for yourself or a family member can be a daunting task at the best of time, it possibly ranks up there with moving house or getting married! The decision is made more difficult due to the plethora of vehicles available in the South African market, so some research and planning is important before committing to …

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LIUWA PLAINS WESTERN ZAMBIA

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INTRODUCTION Appeal rating 5/5 A safari to Liuwa Plains in Western Zambia is probably one of the more adventurous safaris that Explore Africa Adventures have on offer. Liuwa Plain National Park is situated in Barotseland on the Upper Zambezi Flood Plains, Western Province, Zambia. Co-Ords 40°10’ & 14°48’South and 27°07’& 23°00’ East. The Park covers an area of 3660 sq …

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