Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Issue#22: Modern-Day Explorers Who Push the Limits

In Issue#22, we honour those individuals who continue to push the boundaries of exploration, conservation and adventure; those who ‘dream big’ and accomplish amazing feats of physical and mental endurance. Meet the modern-day explorers who’ve...

Women for Wildlife – The Elephant Ignite Expedition

Africa’s elephant poaching crisis has spiralled out of control - losing 100 000 elephants in just three years. South Africa’s first-ever, all-woman expedition, the Elephant Ignite Expedition (EIE) will embark on an incredible journey...

Kingsley Holgate sets off on Land Rover-driven cultural expedition to Ethiopia

JOHANNESBURG - Africa’s most loved explorer, Kingsley Holgate, has departed on another unique Land Rover expedition to investigate and document the cultures and traditions of disappearing African tribes.   In a spectacular send-off at Lesedi Cultural Village on...

Hope Crosses Any Terrain with Land Rover

This year sees an amplification of Land Rover South Africa’s corporate and social responsibility (CSR) aspirations. All of the brand’s South African and sub-Saharan Africa CSR projects will now fall under the banner of...

ISSUE#20: Landys in the Lowveld – FIVE Best Self-Drive Tours in the Kruger

In terms of diversity and wildlife, the Kruger National Park is vast. Your Land Rover’s standard 6.0mm-thick windscreen is all that separates you from some of the wildest beasts on the African continent. With...

ISSUE#20: ‘Pizza Truck’ – CNN’s Roving Reporter Defender

An armoured Land Rover was recently put on permanent display at the Imperial War Museum in the United Kingdom. With it, came an incredible story of courage and tenacity. A story of CNN reporters...

ISSUE#19: The World’s Most Luxurious Road Trip

We all travel for different reasons. Some of us backpack Europe on a budget escaping the mundane of our everyday lives or discovering new cultures in the world we inhabit. Some, however, are fortunate...

TREK ACROSS THE IMPASSABLE PISTE – Mad journey through Moroccan mountains (Issue#18)

Stretching out across central Morocco, the Todra and Dades Valley is harsh and desolated land. However, a bleak beauty awaits overlanders brave enough to pass the two gorges that cut from the valley into...

DELIVERING AFRICA TO THE WORLD – ‘Africa As One’ Expedition (Issue#18)

In the build up to Rugby World Cup 2015 in London, official logistics sponsor, DHL Express, set out on a grand and ambitious journey to pass a single rugby ball from hand to hand...

Issue 17: Crossing the Rubicon, with a Broken Clutch!

Our technical editor recalls a particular trip to the Northern Cape’s Richtersveld many years ago. With his Defender newly fitted with a 4.6-litre engine beast, Ian and his mates faced some daunting mountain passes, a...