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Saddling up in the Drakensberg foothills

The city of Durban, normally hot and sunny was wet and windy when I arrived, but not with the wintry drizzle of England. No, it was African rain – warm, [...]

Where to head for an amazing yet affordable safari?

With South Africa’s weak Rand making a safari in the Rainbow Nation more affordable than ever, the country has assured its bucket list status with travellers. For that reason, Acacia [...]

Meet ‘Stone Man’ and The Wassu Stone Circles of Senegambia

  I make my way East along the North shore of the Gambia River, driving into the heart of the country. Immediately I notice people living more simply in straw [...]

Top 10 safari spots for 2017

Serengeti National Park, Tanzania If a safari is on your 2017 bucket list, Acacia Africa’s round up of the top ten “must visit” parks and reserves could be well worth [...]

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! 😉

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. [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

My Africa overlanding trip highlights: days 26-37

Day 26: Transfer to Zanzibar with a local ferry (Sea Star II) and first day spent on the island. Did the “spice tour” today, a great way to learn about [...]

My Africa overlanding trip highlights: days 13-25

Day 13: Long drive to Naiberi River Campsite in Eldoret, a place where we’d already stayed at on Day 2. Had a relaxing swim as we arrived, and enjoyed some [...]

My Africa overlanding trip highlights: days 1-12

Jambo rafiki! Habari gani (how are you)? Hope you had a fabulous Christmas… 🙂 I know I’ve been extremely quiet lately (and I truly apologize for this), but the internet [...]

Most important items to bring on your African overlanding experience

Jambo rafiki! Today’s Day – 1 until I depart for Africa on my amazing overlanding experience, yipie! Here’s a video on some of the most important items to pack for [...]

Top 10 things to bear in mind when planning your overlanding trip to Africa

Since I’m counting down the days till my amazing overlanding trip, I thought I’d share with you my top 10 list of things to bear in mind when planning such [...]

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