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Made for the wild

The sun is bright. In fact, so bright that I struggle to see out of the front window, thanks to the dust of the Ford Rangers in the convoy in front of us. We’re seriously climbing up this mountain over rocks and ridges…

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Tankwa Karoo: it’s dry, but you can drive it

A red Coca Cola-branded water tank, a light blue skedonk with its bonnet buried in the ground, and a signboard that reads “Free Wi-Fi” indicated that this must be it. It’s hard to believe that there’s any form of network connection here so we remained sceptical…

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This is how you meander through the Midlands

As we turn off the highway, all I can see as our multi-coloured Ford Eco-Sport convoy plays “follow the leader” is quite the opposite. That is if brown and green are opposites. Even so, it still grabs my attention. Just because winter here is brown and bare doesn’t mean it isn’t beautiful.

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Rottnest Island in a day: sea, cycle and the unexpected

Blue skies, warm breezes, happy tourists – they were all good signs. The other signs, posters telling of kitesurfing championships the following day, should’ve hinted at strong winds and changeable weather. We didn’t do the math. 

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