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Drives in Africa

Bay watch: The scenic Clarence Drive between False Bay and the Kogelberg Mountains.

South Africa

South Africa road trip: uneasy rider

Rob McFarland A coastal trike tour raises eyebrows and offers great sights, writes Rob McFarland.

Africa

The edge of civilisation

Namibia.  Desert tour vehicle climbing sand dunes at dusk outside Swakopmund, Namibia.

Ben Groundwater Ben Groundwater says goodbye to bitumen for three weeks as he navigates African desert wilderness.

South Africa

From Cape to Kruger

Under African skies ... a traditional Zulu hut.

Taking the slow road gets Jane-Anne Lee to the heart of South Africa.

Cairo

Curse of toot ... and karma

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Belinda Jackson learns to walk like an Egyptian through Cairo's crazy traffic.

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Tripologist

Embassy may hold key to keeping vehicle safe

Tripologist My husband wants to drive around Africa. I'm worried about where we leave the vehicle in countries where we know no one. Any tips?

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Qantas reroutes flights as PNG's Rabaul Volcano erupts

The smoke and ash from Mount Tavurvur

MICHAEL KOZIOL 3:26pm | A giant ash cloud is affecting some flights to and from Australia following a major eruption of the Rabaul caldera in Papua New Guinea.

Czech hotel threatens peeing tourists with YouTube post

OLIVER SMITH 9:25am | A Czech hotel is hoping to deter public urination by threatening to post videos of offenders on YouTube.

Family fuming after wheelchair-using granny left in corner of Newark Airport for 11 hours

28 Aug | A family is fuming mad after an airport worker parked a wheelchair-using grandmother in a departure lounge and an airline's "processing error" led her to be left there for up to 11 hours.

'Roofing': The best way to see Saint Petersburg

28 Aug | Thrill-seekers believe the best way to see Russia's imperial capital is by hopping roof to roof.

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