#82 April 2013

#82 April 2013


The Big Five in Gauteng at Dinokeng; drive Namibia’s most scenic dirt road; hang out in Bothaville; how to make your own preserves; unusual places to rest your head.

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TOWN Bothaville in the Free State is mielie central, but itÔÇÖs also┬áa great country escape close to Gauteng.

TIRASBERG Toast Coetzer drives a loop around this mountain range in southern Namibia, unearthing some great guest farms along the way.

DINOKENG The Big Five in Gauteng? ThatÔÇÖs right! Tabby Mittens goes looking for lions an hour north of Joburg.

PROFILE The story of outlaw and big-game hunter Cecil ÔÇ£BvekenyaÔÇØ Barnard, who made CrookÔÇÖs Corner his own.

OVERBERG Join Timothy Gabb on a 16-day horse safari through the Strandveld.

NAMAQUALAND Leon-Ben Lamprecht follows the spoor of local legend Tant Grietjie Adams from Garies.

PORTFOLIO Namibia is a photography destination without equal. We showcase four unusual perspectives.

DARKROOM Everything you need to know about aperture and depth of field.

TAKE YOUR PIC Animals getting up to mischief always make good subjects. These readers show us how itÔÇÖs done.

GEAR 12 great lights and lamps to brighten up your campsite.

WHEELS According to Marnus Hattingh, the 2013 Land Rover Freelander 2 is the best compact SUV on the market. Find out why.

FOOD Why buy your strawberry jam at Woolies when you can make it at home in the microwave?

SIX OF THE BEST Looking for a fun holiday with the kids? Here are some unusual places to rest your head.

READER STORY Without having trained, Philip Dukas cycles 2ÔÇë750ÔÇëkm from Ruacana Falls to Cape Town.

AFRICA AT ITS BEST The Maasai MaraÔÇÖs special brand of lunacy.