Where sunshine is scarce, you can always boil your water on the fire (rustic and charming, but terribly time consuming), or you could use a gas-heated handheld shower.
Those of you who don’t like shaving your legs while covered in goose bumps should consider a solar-heated shower bag.
The easiest way to stay fresh on a camping trip is to use a suspended water container.
Good news – you don’t have to be dirty to call yourself an adventurer. Bush hygiene has come a long way since Fitzpatrick’s days, so don’t be left in the dust – get kitted out.
Getaway Editor, Cameron Ewart-Smith talks about those little bits and bobs that make photography on the road so much easier.
Although FEAT, an evening of talks celebrating South African adventurers, focuses on adventure and expedition-themed presentations, other topics aligned to sport and outdoor pursuits are also featured. At FEAT on Saturday, a number of the talks are not straight-up expedition related; they discuss barefoot running, freediving, spending 25 days on an uninhabited island and tall ship sailing.
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Thinking of buying a two-way radio? Let Getaway guide you through the licensing, jargon and technical issues to consider when joining the two-way radio community.
Thinking of joining the two-way radio community? The jargon and regulations are not as impenetrable as you might think.
Basic radio etiquette is not difficult to follow and simple practices like using the phonetic alphabet and ‘prowords’ can help avoid misunderstandings.