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Be Prepared for Easter

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South Africa is a vast country and we often travel long distances to remote parts with vehicles that are ill-prepared. With the Easter Holidays around the corner, we would like to share a few tips. It’s always good to service your vehicle before a trip and get everything checked. Then check everything prior to leaving do a “walk of life …

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On A Humorous Note

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So like a true all terrain outdoor person you have spent a month in the bush, returned home and unpacked, now you have to get back to the routine of the daily grind – back to work. So like a true corporate crusader you have kept up to date with the visionary captains of industry and other noteworthy people and …

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My Camping Box

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Nothing irritates me more when packing for a trip than having to get certain essentials together for the trip because you have packed them away. Problem solved, I now have a camping box that keeps these items together. Items are checked and restocked where necessary and I make a point of not lending them out or taking them out to …

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Talking Rubber

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Tyres are key to the performance of your 4×4, both on and off-road – many people do not realize it but they are the connection between your vehicle and the terrain. Buy the wrong tyres or buy cheap tyres and you could end up stick out there in the middle of nowhere.   A good deal of R+D goes into …

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Some Photography Tips

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One needs to do more than checking exposure settings to start taking good pictures. Take a step back before setting aperture and ISO. You will have to evaluate your subject, the surrounds as well as available light and then how to encapsulate those elements in a picture. A lot of this comes down to trial and error and in today’s …

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Epic Kit Fails

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We’ve all done a few of these and have learnt the hard way, but seriously I hope these tips will help, I have been there a few times. The first mistake is to pack too lightly, mountains are colder than urban spaces and deserts get cold at night. We recently visited Kenhardt in The Northern Cape where short sleeves were …

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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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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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