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South Africa

Buying a car in South Africa as a foreigner

Mar, 2017: Have you always dreamt of driving from Cape Town to Cairo? Do you like the idea of having your very own overlanding 4WD chariot to take you into the wilds of Africa? Is planning not really your…

Passport: How to apply for an Ethiopian visa in Nairobi

How to apply for an Ethiopian visa in Nairobi

Oct, 2017: Getting an Ethiopian visa from the embassy in Nairobi has a bit of a notorious reputation. At first we heard it wasn’t possible and then we heard it was possible but that it would be very painful.…

On the road north to Loiyangalani: avoid paying bribes

Police corruption in Africa: 10 ways to avoid paying bribes

Nov, 2017: Africa is an amazing continent full of stunning natural diversity, beautiful people and rich culture. It’s also a continent hamstrung by corruption. While corruption comes in many forms, by far and away our most common experience was…

Lamb roast left overs made for an awesome shepherds pie: camp kitchen essentials
Fish and meaty mains

Camp fire shepherd’s pie

Sept, 2017: After our first attempt at a pot roasted lamb leg we found ourselves with a healthy amount of left over meat. In the shadows of the Spitzkoppe hills in Namibia we felt the only sensible use for…

Fish and meaty mains

How to make the perfect camp fire pot roast

Sept, 2017: Growing up in rural Australia, some of my fondest childhood memories were going camping on the banks of the isolated rivers which snake through far western Queensland. Several families from nearby sheep stations would pitch camp for…