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Planning Your Overland Trip to Africa

Planning Your Overland Trip to Africa

When you’re overlanding across several countries, planning your trip to Africa can feel like a daunting task. You might be covering seven or eight countries so having the right visas, checking off the required vaccinations and making sure your passport is up to date will be top of your agenda. ...

 

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Author: samward

April 15, 2014

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My First Safari Game Drive

My First Safari Game Drive

I remember my first safari game drive. I was on my first overland trip in Africa at the time and we were a few days into the adventure. It was the day I got my first true taste of Africa. I’d arrived in Namibia and we were heading to Etosha ...

 

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Author: dalene

August 19, 2013

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Overland Travel in Style - Rovos Rail

Overland Travel in Style – Rovos Rail

Experience the decadent side of railway travel by boarding the Rovos Rail. Based in Pretoria, the capital of South Africa, Rovos has quickly earned an international reputation as a truly extravagant and luxurious travel experience.

 

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Author: Guest Posts

August 3, 2012

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Inside an African Overland Truck

Inside an African Overland Truck

If you ever wondered how I “physically” traveled during my amazing African overland adventure, here’s a chance to get an insider’s view of a typical overland truck! Enjoy!

 

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Author: Michael Theys

May 12, 2011

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Top 5 Most Beautiful African Overland Spots

Top 5 Most Beautiful African Overland Spots

NB: The selection of places is based on my recent Africa overland trip, and was compiled from my own point of view. This is MY top 5…what’s yours??? 1. Lake Bunyonyi Overland Resort, Uganda What to look forward to… - The “spectacular” view of the lake. - The tranquility of ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

March 31, 2011

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A Truck-Tastic Load Of Southern Africa

A Truck-Tastic Load Of Southern Africa

Guest Post by Mike Cook. I just love everything about travel; the land itself; getting to know the locals; the wildlife; the history, and of course, meeting people from other countries. On our overland jaunt it was a real mix, with three from Australia, two from Ireland, three from Canada, ...

 

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Author: Siobhan Kindness

February 22, 2011

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Overlanding and Chores: Your Personal Involvement in the Trip

Overlanding and Chores: Your Personal Involvement in the Trip

Overlanding is about fun for sure, but it also requires personal involvement in daily activities and chores that are essential to the good functioning of the tour. Essentially speaking, there are 4 typical duties that one needs to participate in: cooking, washing-up, packing and cleaning. Each individual is part of ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

February 4, 2011

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Overlanding and Camping - How to Maximize your Own Comfort Whilst on a Trip

Overlanding and Camping – How to Maximize your Own Comfort Whilst on a Trip

1. Keep the fly sheet on your tent. Fly sheets not only protect your tent from rain, but they also act as great insulators. Cold weather can be an issue whilst overlanding (even in Africa), so if you don’t want to end up as a block of ice it is ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

February 2, 2011

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My Africa Overlanding Trip Highlights: Days 51-58

My Africa Overlanding Trip Highlights: Days 51-58

Day 51: Drive to Spitzkoppe, probably the most picturesque location on the trip so far. The area is dominated by weird-looking boulders, cliffs and crevices of all shapes and sizes. Many specialists believe it is one of the best places for stargazing in the southern hemisphere. It sure felt extra ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

January 31, 2011

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My Africa Overlanding Trip Highlights: Days 38-50

My Africa Overlanding Trip Highlights: Days 38-50

Day 38: Drive to Livingstone, home to one of the 7 natural wonders of the world: Victoria Falls. The water level was rather low (only the beginning of the rainy season), but the view was still no less than spectacular. The Victoria Falls stretch across 1.7 km in length, and ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

January 28, 2011

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