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More Back-Road 4x4 Trips [Book Review]

After Mariëlle Renssen and her two travel partners brought the MapStudio title Our Top 4x4 Trips to keen 4x4 adventurers, they have since explored even more of Southern Africa to bring you More Back-Road 4x4 Trips.

 More Back-Road 4x4 Trips Review

Above: More Back-Road 4x4 Trips

More Back-Road 4x4 Trips offers real life route experiences of 10 new trips. These journeys include southern-central Mozambique, west-central Lesotho and greater South Africa, where every road, route and trip has been personally travelled by the authors.

The accommodation recommended comes from being tried and tested while travelling the various routes. When reading this guide you can look forward to frank, honest opinions delivered in a down to earth fashion.

The whole appeal of a 4x4 adventure is to discover and enjoy nature. This guide offers those planning a self-drive getaway a nudge in the right direction to better help choose roads to travel on, and ones to avoid. The 160 page softcover also incorporates what the authors enjoyed along the way, their good decisions and their bad.

Enjoy day-by-day details of various self-drive 4x4 trips which are well illustrated with maps, GPS checkpoints and great colour images of various locations. This nifty guide also includes flower, tree and bird lists, as well as information on geology, historical and cultural aspects of the area. A helpful packing list and useful border information is also included to ensure you're fully prepared for your adventure ahead.

More Back-Road 4x4 Trips shows you that you can tackle testing 4x4 trails and still settle down to comfort at the end of the day. With hot showers, flushing toilets and a fridge for those cold beers, there's no reason to plan an uncomfortable self-drive adventure.

If you're thinking about going on an enjoyable 4x4 self-drive getaway, but don't know where to start, then getting More Back-Road 4x4 Trips is your first step.

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Dalene Ingham-Brown

Dalene Ingham-Brown Title: Blog Contributor
Affiliation: Drive South Africa Blog

Passionate about travel, social media and making lists, Dalene is on a mission to nurture her love for camping in South Africa.


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  1. Gravatar Vince Bradley says:

    Hi Dalene,
    I have read about your book in the Rapport Mag.
    Interested in buying one.
    Please mor detail
    Cheers,
    Vince

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  2. Gravatar Vince Bradley says:

    Hi Dalene,
    I have read about your book in the Rapport Mag.
    Interested in buying one.
    Please mor detail
    Cheers,
    Vince

    Reply to this comment
  3. Gravatar Dalene Ingham-Brown says:

    Hi Vince

    If you’re based in Johannesburg you can pop down to their store and buy one:

    Map and Travel
    Shop ST3A
    Rivonia Village Shopping Centre
    Rivonia Boulevard
    Rivonia, Johannesburg
    GPS co-ordinates: 26º03’34.00"S 28º03’37.65"E
    Tel:  011 807 5470

    Otherwise, you can buy it online here: http://www.mapstudio.co.za/product-details.php?id=749&ampt=More-Back-Road-4x4-Trips

    Happy adventuring!

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