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Go! Drive & Camp July 2019

A 132-page lifestyle magazine for campers, caravan and 4x4 enthusiasts and adventure travellers.

Country:
South Africa
Language:
English
Publisher:
Media 24 Ltd
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12 Issues

IN THIS ISSUE

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the generosity of strangers

“We read every day how cruel and unfeeling humans can be, but when you arrive in a campsite, the opposite is proven again and again” In last month’s column, Erika Bornman wrote about her surprise when strangers helped her and two girlfriends after they almost lost their way in her Renault Clio because the roads were flooding near Bredasdorp. And after I camped in the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast for this issue, I agree with Erika. We read every day how cruel and unfeeling humans can be, but when you arrive in a campsite, the opposite is proven again and again. I went camping with a borrowed caravan and didn’t have a spirit level to make sure it stood perfectly level. So, off I went to the neighbours, somewhat embarrassed to have to borrow…

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go! drive & camp

EDITORIAL TEAM EDITOR SCHALK JONKER schalk.jonker@media24.com JOURNALISTS LEON BOTHA leon.botha@media24.com CYRIL KLOPPER cyril.klopper@media24.com KYLE KOCK kyle.kock@media24.com DESIGNERS DOMINIC WIENAND dominic.wienand@media24.com OWEN WILLOUGHBY owen.willoughby@media24.com COPY EDITOR ERIKA BORNMAN FOOD EDITOR JOHANÉ NIELSON MULTIMEDIA MARCELLE VAN NIEKERK marcellevanniekerk@media24.com CEO OF MEDIA24 ISHMET DAVIDSON HEAD OF MEDIA24 PRINT MEDIA RIKA SWART HEAD OF LIFESTYLE MINETTE FERREIRA GENERAL MANAGER MONTHLIES NERISA COETZEE HEAD OF PROJECT MANAGMENT RAJ LALBAHADUR FINANCIAL MANAGER MUNEEB ADAMS CIRCULATION MANAGER RIAAN WEYERS riaan.weyers@media24.com BUSINESS MANAGER: SALES DANIE NELL danie.nell@media24.com SALES TEAM - CAPE TOWN HANNES BURGER hannes.burger@media24,com 076 152 4605 NICK FITZELL nick.fitzell@media24.com 071 430 6311 DANIELA DI GIOVANNI daniela.digiovanni@media24.com 083 709 7040 SANETHA MEINTJIES sanetha.meintjies@media24.com 084 416 5797 JOHANNESBURG KYLEE ROBERTSON kylee.robertson@media24.com 076 263 9114 JEANINE. KRUGER jeanine.kruger@media24.com 082 342 2299 LIZEL PAUW lizel.pauw@media24.com 082 876 8189 SHARLENE SMITH sharlene.smith@media24.com 083 583 1604 YUMNA ROJAN yumna.rojan@media24.com 072 399 5789 YELANDA MITCHELL yelanda.Mitchell@media24.com 074 897 576 DURBAN MARISKA VENTER mariska.venter@media24.com 082 898 4376 COMMERCIAL EDITOR GERDA ENGELBRECHT COMMERCIAL MANAGER LISE COETSEE COMMERCIAL HEAD OF…

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winning letter

Albert wins a cooler bag worth R220. Whether you’re a camper, fisherman, or sports fan next to a cricket pitch; this cooler bag has room for luch box and a 1,5 ℓ cool drink bottle. The lid also has space for a coffee flask. The interior is lined with PVC, which makes it easy to keep this bag clean and hygenic. The bag has a short strap that reaches over the top and attaches with a Velcro strip, and also a longer shoulder strap if you’re going to carry it over longer distances. It’s an ideal picnic accessory or a padkos bag for a road trip.…

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inbox

We love hearing what you have to say! Please write to us at drivecamp@gomag.co.za and do remember to provide your full address and contact details. go! Drive & Camp reserves the right to edit and abbreviate letters – and to publish them in the magazine, on the website and elsewhere. Rest and peace for all Following Danie Uys’ letter “And when a neighbour is sawing logs?” in the March 2019 issue, I would like to share a story about snoring in the campsite. My wife Merika and I camped at Dragon Peaks near Winterton in KwaZulu-Natal in 2000. We were newly married and invited some English friends to join us. All of us were excited about the camping and especially looked forward to the hiking trails in the area. We even loaned our…

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facebook comments

Mariana Du Preez Years ago, a good friend of ours had to sleep in his bakkie because of his snoring. He woke us all up the first night when we camped together. Fortunately, he accepted it, and we still laugh about it. Marinda Le Roux We snored so loudly, that we scared our neighbour’s children. They moved away. Hannes Erwee My snoring has never bothered me. Fred Oberholzer I go to bed to sleep, not to lie down and listen to my neighbour snoring. Gerhard du Toit In a campsite without demarcated stands, an “I snore” sign is quite useful. This can prevent fellow campers from entering your personal space and spoiling your holiday. Mari Marais It is natural to snore. I snore and it hurts my feelings when people mock me. You must go through an expensive operation and get…

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from vivid to monochrome

In the glow of the golden hour He seldom misses the chance to catch a beautiful sunset with his camera, even when he’s next to the fishing water, says Theo Kriel from Orania. “We live pretty much next to the Orange River and recently acquired a fishing spot. We call the place Sandbaai, and my neighbour Daan Meyer and I pad it a visit. Daan wanted to fish, but I saw the sun setting and couldn’t help but shoot the beautiful view.” Every one of us has a photo of a sunrise or sunset somewhere on a phone or in a family album. It’s that time of day – usually lasting just a few minutes – when shades of yellow, orange and red appear between the blue heaven and the horizon. When it…

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