Winter is exploration season in southern Africa. It is also the perfect time to enjoy one of the granddaddies of road trip culture, Land Rover, which this year celebrates 25 years of the Discovery.
A qualified luthier from George has put together a course in which almost anybody can make a top quality acoustic guitar from scratch in just 16 days.
There are many reasons why people embark on pilgrimages, but in essence it’s a longing to leave behind the ordinary, even if temporarily, in order to see what is truly important. South caught up with three determined pilgrims who undertook arduous journeys for the greater good that passed through the Garden Route.
The Eden to Addo Great Corridor Hike is an epic, 400km trek through moist forests and spectacular gorges, across mountain ranges and rivers – and it’s all for conservation.
The world of luxury is full of experiences that captivate the senses. Richard Webb reports on the BMW South Africa Eurostyle Tour, and returns convinced that South Africans are adding to a new level of sensory indulgence.
Can racing technology meet directly with high-performance cars for the street? Richard Webb track-tests Mercedes-Benz AMG’s finest to find out.
Henry Ford once said there is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman right down, simply by spending his money somewhere else. He was talking about choice.
Known for its sunny beaches and nature trails, the area also offers a few choice new activities.
The benefits of diesel powered cars – fuel efficiency and real world drivability – have yet to persuade South Africans to make the switch from petrol, but world sales of diesel cars are on the rise as they boldly enter the age of sporty luxury.
This is a story of unequals and how, despite their differences, they play into a growing automotive niche of ‘four-door coupés’.