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Six challenging wilderness hikes
These six hikes have no soft mattresses, rudimentary ablution facilities and no guides. It’s just you, your backpack and Mother Nature.
1 tortilla, 4 clever ideas
If the nearest freshly-baked goodies are a few days’ drive away, tortillas are a great alternative. Children also like lending a hand “building” their own tortillas.
Gear & DIY
Which camping light is best? Part 1 of 4: Standing lanterns
You no longer have to tackle the dark Kaokoland nights with a pack of candles and a gas lamp that wheezes like an old goose. Modern battery light technology is excellent – and cheap. We help you make sense of the huge variety.
A slightly different zipline experience
Zipslide across South Africa’s fastest flowing river!
Reader photos: August 2014
The best pictures submitted by our readers during August 2014
Ebola: what you need to know
Those travelling to impacted areas should take the necessary precautions to prevent contracting this disease.
Spicy chicken wings
Ditch the peanuts and chips – these chicken wings are so much better to snack on around the braai.
Paddle the Breede River
The Breede River is as relaxed as a farm dog in the sun. Bring the kids and come drift downstream with us through the hills of the Overberg.
The cruelty of cats
Stefan Sander from Sehnde in Germany shared this disturbing sighting from the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. Here's what happened.
Temporary passports discontinued
From 1 September 2014, the Department of Home Affairs will no longer issue temporary passports.
Fill up the cookie tins
One of the main ingredients in a proper holiday is rusks and biscuit tins filled with goodies. These four recipes are easy to prepare and far more delicious than shop-bought bakes.
How soft is the Jeep Patriot really?
This softer 4x4 may not be Jeep’s best seller, but Gerrie van Eeden reckons you still get enough Jeep for your money.
Gear & DIY
Sony α7R – Enter the samurai
Sony’s new full-frame α7R is a compact camera looks impressive on paper, but what’s it like to shoot with?
Destination: Northern Kenya and Western Tanzania
A plan is made to be changed, reckons Francois Steyn. He and his wife, Tania, crossed Africa with, of all things, Chinese 200cc motorcycles. And in the process they landed in quite a few tricky situations.
The north of Madagascar is a well-known tropical destination, but what about the south?
A perfect midnight snack after a night out on the town
Tequila chicken roll
That’s right! Go dig out that bottle of Olmeca from New Year’s Eve.
Drive Out Bull Run Information
All the information for competitors, supporters and officials of the Drive Out Bull Run 2014
In the September 2014 issue of go!
Read all about the the Fish River Canyon, the Swartberg and compact hiking gear.
And the winner is…
Choosing the overall winner and runner-up was no easy task, but we eventually narrowed down the selection.
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