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Updates News And Views
It’s been a long time coming but Echo 4x4 finally launched their new Kunene off-road caravan, late August, to dealers amidst much fanfare. This new generation off-roader now features a one piece, monocoque fiberglass body – claimed to be corrosion fr
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Texas Pepper Chicken Wings
Serves 3-4 Time 30m • 2 packets of fresh chicken wings (+- 16 wings)• Portuguese spice• 125g butter• Salt• Fresh lemon• Your favourite pepper-based hot sauce. Texas Pete or similar, could also be done with Peri-Peri sauces 1. Use a knife or scissor
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GOODERSON ...better ...best
I know you get double thick cream but do you get double thick butter? Well if you don’t, I’ve just found the recipe. I landed with my backside in the double thickness variety, on a recent trip to the picturesque Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs and Le
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Caravan Clinic
We left home for yet another visit to Kruger, on 1 September, from Amanzimtoti. Alas, it wasn’t to be. Outside of Hluhluwe, Zululand, our Hyundai Tucson overheated. We drove slowly to Bush Baby campsite, Hluhluwe, where we had camped many times previ
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Next Month's Issue
Are you into kayaking, quad or mountain biking, boating, or bass fishing? Perhaps just hiking? Heard of Bivane Dam? Planned and built by Impala Water Users Association this resort was completed in 2000 and was built on the Bivane River, a tributary o
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Gooderson Natal Hot Springs And Leisure Resort
The resort is sited on 550 hectares of unspoiled bushveld, on the banks of the Bivane River. There are 31 campsites in all. 20 are for caravans, campers and motorhomes. The 20 caravan sites all have braai facilities and electricity. There is potable
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Resorts In The Area
• Koubad Farm Lodge is literally just up the hill from Gooderson, on the way to Paulpietersburg. There are four campsites at Koubad Farm on the banks of the Bivane River, upstream from the Lodge. There is only solar and gas power at these campsites.
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Okto Gravellor
If style is what sets your pulse racing, then this new breed of gravel-roader – the Okto Gravellor – is just for you. Based on the award-winning Okto (winner of Best Caravan stand at the recent 4x4 Expo show), the Gravellor has the exact same floorpl
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Summit Karenga
Pretoria Caravans, the agents for the Summit range of off-road trailers, has launched a new addition to the range, the Summit Karenga. This is a dedicated two-person off-road trailer with a side-folding, hard-top roof, to create increased interior he
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Destination Wonder Caravan
Actually, when I fetched the Destination Wonder for my more-than-a-thousand kilometre and 10-day camping trip André said,“Take it on any grond pad you like!”Just in case someone attempts Van Zyl’s Pass with his new Wonder, I thought I had better add
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Welcome
Celebrations – Over the past three months this magazine’s circulation grew from 17 000 to just over 21 000 readers, a fact certified by the Independent Audit Bureau of circulation. Multiply this by a pass-on rate of 6 readers and you get 126 000 camp
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Hessequa At Its Best
When the request came in for me to undertake a trip in a brand new motorhome and review five municipal campsites that fall under the umbrella of the Hessequa Municipality, I was on the phone making the necessary arrangements before you could say Jack
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Fun With The X Factor
On a recent jaunt up the south coast, I had the opportunity to put the Discoverer FunX 4X4 motorhome through its paces on a drive that would take me on a 1 700km roundtrip. Now, I’m familiar with larger motorhomes, both on-road and off-road variants,
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A Shaded Glade
When you make your way to the front gate and reception area at George Country Resort, there is little indication as to the beauty and shaded tranquillity that lies within. After chatting to the very friendly Mari at reception and getting the resort a
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Around The Campfire
Hello Caravan and Outdoor Life. My family and I simply love getting away from the hustle and bustle of the city and into nature. There is nothing better to reset one’s clock than dipping your feet into a cool mountain stream, walking barefoot through
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A Vacation Oasis
After sticking to the 20km/h speed limit restriction for the short drive down the main tarred road, leading through the Dinokeng Game Reserve, I turned off for the two-minute drive onto the dust road to Tshikwalo Lodge. When I pulled up at reception,
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Plugged In
We all have our preferences, and not everyone can handle a busy campsite. On the other hand, some people relish the hustle and bustle of school holidays! Anytime, anywhere is a camper’s motto. We camp anytime, but March and April is our favourite t
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Holidays Have Never Been Better
Pine Lodge Resort is well manicured and each caravan and camping stand has electricity and water. There are numerous activities for the whole family, such as the Pirates Cove 9-hole mini-golf course, a trampoline, jungle gym and a giant chess set.You
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Camping Gear
NoBuzz® Insect Repellent Socks are made from innovative slow release Bi-Ko™ technology, which keeps the product effective for ages, even after 25 washes. The product can also be left exposed in the open for up to eight months and still remain effecti
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Needing Caravan/trailer Components?
Roadque in Silverton, in Pretoria, has grown from a small distributor of automotive parts into a large supplier to the trailer and caravan industry, where their new factory now occupies some 2 200 square metres of workspace. The original building was
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Around The Campfire
Travelling down to Cape Town this summer? Six years ago I met Poppie van As (63), an elderly underprivileged lady who has a small roadside 'roosterbrood stand’ on the N1 in Laingsburg. I happened to be cycling in Laingsburg around New Year’s about si
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Plugged In
We were all amateurs to the caravan and camping lifestyle at one stage. And as we're sure everyone knows, you don't just go on your first adventure and everything goes perfect. There's something you forgot, something you don't know how to do, somet
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Camping Gear
CTEK’s Battery Sense allows you to track the status of your vehicle’s battery directly on your smartphone, using Bluetooth technology. It works with any 20-200Ah lead acid battery, giving you information on battery condition and even the battery’s ab
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