Category Archives: Our journey

Our Toyo Mud Terrain tyres trump BFG, 2019 report

We have had our Toyo med terrain tyres since 2012 and they continue to surprise us. Continue reading

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Augrabies Water Falls

Some absolutely spectacular water falls close to the entrance to the Kalahari National Park in the Northern Cape of South Africa.

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Walking Devils Peak, Cape Town

What a great opportunity to walk a Monroe here in the heart of Cape Town, 1001m up which gives you an exquisite view of the Cape Town harbour, Signal Hill, Lions Head, Robin Island, Table Mountain, Hout Bay, the city … Continue reading

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Climbing Lions Head in Cape Town

When visiting Cape Town a daylight or moonlight walk up Lions Head is an absolute must. There are two approached up, one from the side and the other from the signal Hill side. Further up there are routes up one … Continue reading

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The land cruiser is called “Sparkles”

So Lily was given the task of naming the new automobile addition, the old Diesel Turbo Toyota beast and she unanimously decided that old silver should be called, “Sparkles“. So Sparkles it is and the journey begins with, planning the … Continue reading

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Travellers Diarrhoea while over landing

The most common cause of travellers diarrhoea is the notorious bacterium called Escherichia coli, abbreviated as E Coli! A small portion of infections are viral, caused by nor, rota or other similar viruses. We’ve all had it and is very … Continue reading

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Travelling with back pain, probably not Paracetemol:

Travelling over long distances when sitting while flying, driving, sailing, walking (with back pack), climbing (with back pack) etc. may at some stage elicit musculoskeletal pain originating in your back area i.e. the area in contact with seat that creates the back … Continue reading

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