Do you really need T4A?

So, you’ve heard about the Tracks4Africa maps and wonder what all the hype is about. Are they really worth getting for your next trip? With so many mapping applications available on smartphones nowadays you are right to wonder. The short answer is that it depends on where you intend to …

Toyota Hilux “Moose Test”

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia       The evasive manoeuvre test (Swedish: Undanmanöverprov), more commonly known as the moose test or elk test (Swedish: Älgtest, German: Elchtest), is performed to determine how well a certain vehicle evades a suddenly appearing obstacle. Forms of the test have been performed in …

Mana Pools bans unguided walks

The inconsiderate behaviour of tourists has led Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools National Park to lose its unique selling point – unescorted walking. Until now, the game sanctuary has been one of a very few in Africa that has allowed visitors to wander about unguided in big game territory. The practice has …