Tag Archives: Africa


  As we drive from Sydney to London, via Africa, we are sharing our expedition with you. Feel free to read on and say ‘Hi’ in the comments below.     The coast road towards Cape Town, named the Garden Route, is one of country’s most popular tourism attractions … it’s like the gods of South […]


  NEVER before have we had such an incredible encounter with elephants than at Kariega Game Reserve.         Kariega was our first foray into private reserves in South Africa and boy did it impress. The park is located in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, along the Garden Route, and stretches across ten-thousand […]


  As we drive from Sydney to London, via Africa, we are sharing our expedition with you. Feel free to read on and say ‘hi’ in the comments below.     Driving out of Lesotho we dipped back into the modern era and drove through the Karoo of South Africa. This region welcomed us with […]

Lesotho: Hairpins and Heartache

  Like the hallmark signs of the African leg of our expedition – when we headed up Sani Pass, things got hectic quickly. Lesotho is a landlocked country that sits at high altitude within the borders of South Africa. I have wanted to go there ever since I first visited the country 5-years ago. Gareth […]


  HELLO + WELCOME  to the Aussie Overlanders Wrap Up {Edition 37} where we let you know what’s been going on as we make our way from Sydney to London, overland through the guts of Africa. I read on my FaceBook feed recently that “apparently” it’s too late to wish each other a happy new year, […]


  About 6 years ago I came across The African Overland Network website and it helped change the path of my life. At the time I had been living in Cape Town and by pure serendipity met a friend of a friend who was about to start driving his Land Rover from South Africa to Germany, right through […]


  HELLO + WELCOME to the regular Wrap Up of what’s been going on as we drive from Sydney to London, via Africa in our trusty old LandCruiser. It is G here today. Lets get into it.       HEADING BACK TO THE EAST COAST   To take off from where Kirst left us […]

Wrap Up {Edition 13}

  HELLO + WELCOME as we count down the final 6 weeks as we prepare to jump in our 4X4 and begin a road trip of epic proportions. From Sydney to London – with a whole lot of luck! Here’s what’s been happening behind the scenes…     BOSSY FINDS THE BEST FOSTER PARENTS IN […]

Tracks4Africa Gear

    Tracks4Africa are supporting our epic expedition across Australia and throughout Africa. We thought it would be fitting to give you a run down on who Tracks4Africa are and what gear we will be using to get from A to B when in Africa.     WHO AND WHAT IS TRACKS4AFRICA? Tracks4Africa (T4A) offer GPS […]

Wrap Up {Edition 12}

  HELLO + WELCOME to the Aussie Overlanders regular wrap up as we go nuts and prepare for hitting the road. Here’s what has been hapening around the traps. Let’s dive right in!     SUPPORTER ANNOUNCEMENT: DRIFTA      We are proud to announce that  DRIFTA will be supporting the Aussie Overlanders epic expedition. DRIFTA are the […]