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Author Archives: SAAdmin

Botswana as a 4X4 Destination

  Driving through national parks in Botswana is certainly more challenging than driving round locations with infrastructure such as tarred roads (such as, say Pilanesberg Game Reserve). Most of the trails are quite rough. However, it’s not too bad if you have a decent 4Wheel Drive vehicle. Why not check out some of South Africa […]

South Africa’s Most Popular 4 Wheel Drives

As a culture, South African’s are generally known or their enjoyment of outdoor activities, and of course, the many off-road vehicles that make them possible. Here are some of this year’s favourite choices amongst South Africans for 4x4s. Some of them are older models that still provide excellence in comfort, safety and reliability, while others […]

Easy to use satellite phones

A satellite telephone, satellite phone, or satphone is a type of mobile phone that connects to orbiting satellites instead of terrestrial cell sites. They provide similar functionality to terrestrial mobile telephones; voice, short messaging service and low-bandwidth internet access are supported through most systems. Cell towers aren`t always reliable because it gets flooded with calls […]

The joys of travelling with a 4×4

Africa is a beautiful continent and it has beautiful tourist adventures. A lot of tourists come to Africa to see the wild animals and the awesome tourist sites. It is amazing and exciting to experience the great adventures of the beautiful African continent. Tourists select the continent as a destination for wildlife viewing and to […]

5 Life-Changing 4×4 Trails In South Africa’s Neighbouring Countries

This article will introduce you to five Southern African trails that every South African 4×4 lover should put on their adventure calendar. Travelling across the breadth of South Africa’s northern neighbours from Namibia, through Botswana and Zimbabwe to Mozambique will reveal diverse landscapes of eye-watering beauty. If you are like many out there and believe […]

5 Must-See 4×4 Trails In And Around Gauteng

So you may have just been daydreaming out of your apartment window, or from the sixth floor of your office block, wondering what adventure lies just beyond the horizon. Jo’burgers know just how intense the city can get; bumper-to-bumper traffic, crawling Supermarket queues, newspapers howling non-stop political tirades, sometimes it can feel like an endless […]

History of 4×4’s

Who invented the all famous four-wheel drive? Ferdinand Porsche planned and built a four-wheel drive electric vehicle for the K.U.K Hofwagenfabrik Ludwig Lohner & Co. At Vienna in 1899, presented during the 1900 World Exhibition at Paris to the public. The automobile was powered by an electric hub motor at each wheel. Although awkwardly heavy, […]