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GALLERY: Meet the 2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom

The luxury carmaker’s new version of the Rolls-Royce Phantom has been described as “a powerful statement of design, engineering and bespoke expertise” by Peter Schwarzenbauer, chairman of Rolls-Royce and BMW Group board member.

The new Phantom has several technological features, including an alertness assistant, four-camera system with panoramic view, all-round visibility (including helicopter view), night vision and vision assist, active cruise control, collision warning, pedestrian warning, cross-traffic warning, a 7×3 high-resolution head-up display, Wi-Fi hotspot and the latest navigation and entertainment systems.

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GALLERY: Meet the 2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom

GALLERY: David Yarrow’s Wild Encounters (Rizzoli)

Glasgow-born photographer David Yarrow swapped an illustrious 30-year career in finance for a life behind the lens. Now one of the world’s best-selling photographers, he’s represented by prestigious galleries across the world. His subject matter is the natural world and its inhabitants, with a sharp and unsentimental focus on endangered species and vulnerable people and areas. Yarrow’s frequent use of extremely low angles creates a sense of immersion into his images, while his stark, wide-angle shots convey the remoteness and harshness of the isolated areas he visits. Once seen, his images are not easily forgotten, which as a conservationist,…
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GALLERY: David Yarrow’s Wild Encounters (Rizzoli)

A glimpse into South Africa’s Wildest Places

Scott Ramsay’s photographic coffee-table book celebrates South Africa’s natural heritage, featuring all 19 national parks and 11 provincial reserves in his 400-page book, South Africa’s Wildest Places (self-published). 

Photojournalist Scott Ramsay hopes to inspire people to care about conservation by sharing his own love for Africa’s natural wonders. For the past 10 years, he’s photographed southern and central Africa’s wild places, and interviewed the rangers and researchers who live and work there.

The book is the culmination of three years of immersion in our country’s 30 most special national parks. For Scott, Africa’s wild places are the most valuable on the continent, not only…
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A glimpse into South Africa’s Wildest Places

Endurance Collection: The human spirit captured

It all started when I was a young girl. I grew up in Botswana, appreciating nature and the simple beauty that surrounded me. My love for photography was sparked at a young age – the first time I saw a real camera. My neighbours had a beautiful, yet old and broken one that I just had to play with. It determined what I looked at and what I saw when I did. I started taking pictures and documenting my life, the people I loved and nature. I eventually…
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Endurance Collection: The human spirit captured

Hiking in the historic Melville Koppies

Think of Melville and not only does it’s residents, nightlife or creative culture spring to mind, but one can’t not mention the last conserved remnant of Johannesburg’s ridges which were left untouched during the gold rush of 1886. Dating back three billion years, this Johannesburg City Heritage Site has become a hiking oasis. Here’s a look at the trail ahead as you make your way through it’s indigenous vegetation as it was hundreds of years ago.

Hiking in the historic Melville Koppies

PHOTO GALLERY: Carpets of colour

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Take a flower safari through the West Coast for the ultimate South African road trip.

September is Heritage Month and what better way to pay tribute to our incredible natural heritage than by planning a roadtrip to see “the greatest wild flower show on earth”, along our Cape West Coast. During spring the veld bursts into bloom in a wide array of bright, brilliant colours.

Your perfect guide for planning a flower safari is a new travel book called: Visitors’ Guide: Flower Route, by well-known photojournalist Marion Whitehead (published…
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