TWO STRANGE COUNTRIES. TWO NEW CHALLENGES

A new continent and an altogether new type of overland vehicle were placed on my plate early one morning in February. I was in Dubai, my first time touring any…

Minds narrowed by brand loyalty.

My You Tube channel has become my largest audience, now eclipsing my web site visits, TV show viewers and book readers combined. (Over 2,5 million views) And the great thing…

Ammo Box Redesigned

Ammo Box Redesigned Available in South Africa is an all-new box, developed especially for the outdoorsman and is destined to replace the Wolff-Pack or Ammo-box. TO ORDER THIS BOX: hester@pioneerplastics.co.za

Sound Insulation Land Rover Defender

Takla has been around for well over a decade now, and have been the almost undisputed leaders in seat covers and interior vehicle protection in South Africa. And their export…

Can UHF Radios be used in a Convoy?

CAN UHF RADIOS BE USED IN A CONVOY SITUATION? Compact, license-free portable two-way radios have been around for some time now. They are license free because their transmitting power is…

I’m ditching my hi-lift for an air jack

During shooting of 4WD-season-4 I visited my old pal John Rich at Stoney Ridge to drive the new Isuzu and to get it stuck. This was successful, although I have…

African luxury lodge versus self-drive

African luxury lodge versus self-drive

Lying in my sleeping bag in my tent, I listened, scarcely breathing, to the rustle of approaching steps across the leaf litter. I guessed it was a spotted hyena. Not long…

Catastrophic Breakdowns

When have you been on a trip and had a catastrophic breakdown that left you stranded? Two events this week, that have brought up this issue. The first is friend…

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