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The Right Cover

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According to the Automobile Association( AA) there are over 11 million registered vehicles in South Africa (excluding caravans and trailers). According to statistics, the majority of these vehicles – around 60-70% are uninsured. These are shocking figures one needs to understand that insurance is not a luxury, but a necessity. Statistics from the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) indicate there …

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Getting Started

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Last weekend I assisted a stranded motorist by simply jumpstarting his car- he had left his lights on. It was a simple exercise that also saw me tying a loose hose back into position as well. He was amazed at my “array” of tools which I carry in a canvas roll and keep under my front seat. Now the list …

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Hiking The Kruger National Park’s Wilderness Trails

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Of small percentage of South Africa is classified as real wilderness areas. In the Kruger National Park 49% of the surface area of about 2 million hectares are zoned as wilderness and it is in these areas that the KNP conduct wilderness trails. There are thousands of wildlife destinations on the African continent but few of them offer an authentic …

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An Important Aspect Of The Trip

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When out in the bush it is important that one respects people who follow a traditional way of life and that you act in a fashion that acknowledges that you do. I once visited a Himba village where we were all required to put a stone on the grave of the previous village headman, once our group had done so …

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An Indispensable Piece Of Equipment

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When we travel we often have so much stuff and not enough space or need to take large bulky items along. That is where the roof rack comes into play, it allows you a good deal of additional packing space and with vehicles such as bakkies, the option even exists to fit two roof racks. One of which can be …

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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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