Wednesday, November 13, 2019

ISSUE 7: Wheels, Limbs and Warriors – the incredible story of the Race2Recovery team

After 14 days of racing through some of the most treacherous terrain known to man, a hero crew of injured military personnel and civilians crossed the finish line and become the first disabled team...

Across Africa – A life-changing journey (PART II)

In the previous issue, we followed Christie and his crew from Stellenbosch to Egypt via Somalia. Reunited with their 1998 Land Rover Defender 300 Tdi (Drover) and 1965 Land Rover Series II (Green Machine),...

In the shadows of Baobabs

In the vast expanse of the great Makgadikgadi salt pans in the northern Kalahari, lies a granite crag known as Kubu Island. Its slopes are rich with pebbles and fossils, evidence that a prehistoric...

Islands in the Sand

Friday afternoons are best for sneaking out of the office for a adrenaline-fueled 4x4 dune-drifting adventure at Atlantis, to relive some of that work stress. Followed by a couple of laughs and steaks on...

Land Rover AFRICA’s Passport to African Border Crossings

An African border crossing is like a French rugby backline - you never know what you're going to get. It can either frustrate the hell out of you by keeping you waiting and delaying...

ISSUE 6: Crossing the Arabian Sea

Spilling across four Middle Eastern nations, the Rub' al Khali or Empty Quarter desert has an arid climate with no reliable water sources and ever-shifting terrain. It is considered one of the most inhospitable...

International Coastal Clean-up: Landys that care

IN ISSUE 5 (December 2013): Every year, from Maine to Bangladesh, hundreds of thousands of walkers, divers and boaters in more than 100 countries remove tons of trash from waterways and beaches during Ocean Conservancy’s International...

A tale of old Landy, ‘n kwaai vrou en baie brandy

IN ISSUE 5 (December 2013): Before you hurriedly turn the page to another non-technical article in this magazine, let me explain that this is not just a story following the trials and tribulations of yet...

Across Africa – a life-changing journey

IN ISSUE 5 (December 2013): With a limited budget, and hearts seeking adventure, Christie Burger and his friends left Stellenbosch in June 2012. First stop: Somalia, the land of pirates in the east. From there,...

Golden oldies: back in Nam

IN ISSUE 5 (December 2013): Assistant editor Ian Theron in his 1975 Series along with a contingent of Series Landys (all ranging from 1958 - 1979) departed for Sossusvlei, Namibia in convoy. Read all about...