After two days at the Karoo National Park, we hit the R61 towards Ganora Guest Farm, near Nieu Bethesda. We knew nothing about the farm except that there were fossils within its premises. At the farm we discovered a wealth of fossil discoveries and adventure.
What started out as a small operation selling fresh thick cream, yoghurt and certified raw milk from the Van der Byl family farm has become a a popular family stop just off the N1 outside Centurion.
Travelling from Cape Town to Mossel Bay is much more fun when you do it in four days, instead of a few hours.
Living in the Western Cape and being a petrolhead has its advantages when it comes to driving. The tarmac is well-maintained and, combined with scenery and views pinched directly from a travel brochure, you’re looking at many kilometres of driving heaven.
Everything is designed to slow you down at The Heath, a collection of bohemian country stalls beside the busy N2 west of Plettenberg Bay.
The challenge was simple: get to the Franschhoek Motor Museum in the morning and have a walk about, then head into Franschhoek for lunch. A car would be needed for the trip and a hot hatchback ticked all the criteria: Ford’s 2013 Focus ST.
A refreshing serving of country trust awaits customers helping themselves to gourmet treats at Pucketty Farm Stall outside Underberg. Marion Whitehead learns a thing or two about honesty in the Underberg.
As part of the new Road Tripper Facebook app by Europcar, I'll be escaping the city and heading out of town for three petrolhead-themed road trips.
Continental Tyre SA have set about on a crowdsourcing initiative to map out the best on and off-road destinations from around South Africa, and eventually, the rest of Africa.