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Adventure Afrika

Adventure Afrika

Issue 7 (May 2021)
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Adventure Afrika: a new, exciting and diverse magazine title which will be printed alongside an Afrikaans offering – Avontuur Afrika. Aimed at outdoor and adventure enthusiasts, Adventure-Avontuur Afrika will bring your dream trips to life with engaging content, packaged within multiple platforms to accommodate and cater to our audience preference. The core content pillars being entertainment, education and awareness; the content promises to push boundaries and showcase a world of adventure to print and digital audiences alike.

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Country:
South Africa
Language:
English
Publisher:
MNA Media
Frequency:
Monthly
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12 Issues

in this issue

3 min.
welcome

“An old story does not open the ear as a new one does.– Beninese Proverb” This issue of Adventure Afrika is full of new and exciting stories and, as always, we have travelled far and wide to bring you some engaging content. The world seems to be a different place yet again. Last year this time, the Coronavirus dominated the headlines. This pandemic locked us inside our houses for months on end. Now, although still a serious virus, there seems to be far less media coverage about it. I have stopped seeing weekly case updates with media houses only whispering COVID-19 news lately. Has the world moved on? No, it hasn’t and it shouldn’t. Here’s why… While the virus might not be at the forefront of every conversation any longer, and life might…

1 min.
over to» you!

FROM OUR ONLINE AUDIENCE What’s your go-to road trip song and why? *The top three votes across our platforms were “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” by The Proclaimers, “Mustang Sally” by Wilson Pickett and “Kaptein” by Kurt Darren. Our team was divided but its clear that we like the old classics with Toto’s “Africa” and Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Sweet Home Alabamba” leading the race as our top adventure song! – Ed. The team at Adventure Afrika highly rates the views and opinions of our readers and community and want you to use this platform to share your thoughts on the industry. Become the fan of the month and stand a chance to win a gift pack from Protea Coffee valued at over R500, perfect for a cuppa in nature. Send your letters, adventure stories, photos…

1 min.
brain power

Identify the 73 towns, cities, settlements and places in Southern-Africa in the above block. It can appear horizontal, vertical or diagonal and can be in any direction. Diaeresis, lower case and circumflex are not used. ADDO BALLITO CAROLINA DELMAS EMALAHLENI GANSBAAI HOGSBAG KAAPSTAD KIMBERLEY LENZ MARA MODJADJISKLOOF OKAVANGO PELLA REIVILO TEMBISA TSOLO WELKOM ZEBEDIELA ALICE BISI CERES DIE HEL ERMELO GARIES INDWE KAGISO KLERKSDORP LICHTENBURG MBOMBELA MUSINA OKIEP POLOKWANE SABIE TLOKWE UGIE WUPPERTHAL ZEERUST AMANZIMTOTI BRAKPAN CHRIS HANI BARAGWANATH ELIM ETHEKWINI GAUTENG IRENE KARATARA LAAIPLEK LIMPOPO MICA NCORA ORANIA QUNU SADA TONGAAT VIVO YZERFONTEIN AUGRABIES CALVINIA ELOFF FOCHVILLE HILTON IXOPO KATHU LANGEBAAN MANGAUNG MODIMOLLE NIGEL PAARL RANDFONTEIN SOWETO TSHWANE WARDEN ZASTRON **WORDBLOCK PREPARED BY LOUIS KROUWKAMP…

1 min.
protea coffee

There are very few things in life that can compete with enjoying a cup of fresh coffee as you overlook our continent’s beautiful scenery. With Protea Coffee, getting that coffee-shop aroma and filter-coffee taste is now feasible, even if you’re out in the bundus. This innovative gourmet coffee option comes in biodegradable, resealable packaging and is brewed by Cape Town based coffee roasters in espresso, supreme and breakfast blends. There is now also a decaf option available. Contact: www.proteacoffee.co.za | info@proteacoffee.co.za…

2 min.
you ask – we answer

We asked Richard Ransome from Big Country 4x4 to expand on this – here’s what he had to say: Typically speaking, our roof racks are a bit more pricey than others, so from that point of view, we’re probably well qualified to answer your question. That said, it would be easy for us to cut back on the design and engineering of our roof racks (and to sell them at a cheaper price), but we’d rather focus on what we believe are the four fundamentals of a good roof rack: Keep it strong: These days there’s an industry trend to manufacturer roof racks that are bolted together. While this is beneficial from a shipping, pricing and packaging point of view, in our experience, a bolted roof rack has NO structural benefits. Welded racks are…

5 min.
making headlines

Pimp your Ranger Responding to ongoing customer and market trends, Ford South Africa launched new accessories and feature upgrades that will be available throughout its network of over 100 dealers countrywide. These accessories have been developed and tested to carry Ford's original equipment quality and workmanship guarantee. Some of the highlights in the accessory range include a Ranger Raptor-style grille for the XL, XLS and XLT derivatives; as well as a sleek power roller shutter for the Ranger Wildtrak. The return of a legend Following hot on the heels of the updated Forester, Subaru has sent word that we can also expect the imminent arrival of the all-new Subaru Outback SUV. The new Outback is the next step in the evolution of the SUV wagon that Subaru pioneered 27 years ago. According to…