First Overland – Last Overland

7 August 2019 | Living

◄ Back in 1955, so 64 years ago, two Land-Rovers from Oxford and Cambridge Universities set out from The Grenadier pub in London’s Belgravia district, not too far from Harrods and Harvey Nicks, to drive to Singapore. That turned into a TV programme and a classic trave...

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Zimbabwe Wildlife

12 April 2011 | Living

◄ I didn’t see all the big five (elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion, leopard), but leopard was the only one missing on my brief visit to Zimbabwe. In other countries in Africa the rules are that you must stay (safely) in your vehicle. In Zimbabwe if you want to get out an...

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Beach Buggies on Fernando de Noronha

26 April 2010 | Transport

I’ve always liked destinations where there’s a certain make or model of car which somehow typifies the place. Old ‘Yank tanks’ (aka ‘lead sleds’) in Cuba, Land-Rovers on the Falkland Islands or original Minis (not the new ones, nice though they are) in England. &nb...

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