Getaway offers an excellent range of travel guides, maps and travel journalism books at competitive prices. Passes & Poorts, 21 Years of African Travel Writing, the Getaway Guide to the Garden Route, Natural Selections as well as many other guides and travel books are all available for purchase online.
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Beware those of you with serious wanderlust – you’ll find yourself looking longingly at sailing magazines after reading Thinking up a Hurricane.
Dana Snyman’s incredible knack for telling stories and observing the world as it is doesn’t just create an honest book filled with sad truths, but one that also gives the reader a positive outlook on South Africa.
Award-winning South African writer David Robbins has been producing investigative journalism, fiction and travel writing for 30 years. This novel speaks to Robbins’ wonderfully polished style and measured, clear-eyed approach that the material is as readable and insightful as ever.
Nicholas Yell's story about going off the beaten track alone on a small motorbike is inspiration to other adventurers to find their own path and explore this remarkable region of South Africa.
Jeremy Samson has drawn on almost a lifetime worth of rock climbing and base-jumping adventures and picked out 40-odd classic and iconic routes, chronicling each route with memorable narrative and plenty of humour.
This is one of the best guides of its sort (in fact of any sort) that will be equally useful to beginners as well as more experienced paddlers.
Facing the Frozen Ocean is Grylls’s account of his team’s harrowing 2003 crossing of the treacherous North Atlantic in an open rigid inflatable boat.
The latest edition of Table Mountain Classics has been improved and extended to include 45 new routes, making it one of the must-have guides to walking and scrambling on Table Mountain.
Whether you’re one of the lucky few able to just hit the road indefinitely or a couch traveller, the bulky hardcover Overlanders’ Handbook: worldwide route and planning guide is a dream maker.