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TThere’s no better place than South Africa to come up close and personal to our favourite gentle giants; the world’s largest and heaviest land animal, the elephant. In Episode 6 our team take a cruise along Sunday's River, before visiting Addo Elephant National Park near Port Elizabeth, home to over 600 elephants and one of the most dense populations of elephants in all of Africa. Watch as Maya, Alice and Saunders come close to these magnificent creatures for the first time. They also spot lions, zebra, buffalo and ostriches in their natural habitat too - undoubtedly an indelible and memorable moment for them all.

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Bakkie Stories - Episode 13

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Surf's up! Warm waters, empty beaches, world-class breaks and over 2,600km of coastline make South Africa the perfect spot for a surf trip!

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Bakkie Stories - Episode 12

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Bakkie Stories - Episode 12

Good morning Cape Town! In episode 12 we experience the iconic 260 million year old Table Mountain in more ways than one.

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Bakkie Stories - Episode 11

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Bakkie Stories - Episode 11

It's the last stop on our road-trip and we have arrived at the Cape Town, or as it's commonly known, the Mother City. We're off to V&A's Food Market - a mecca for foodies and home to traders passionate about the fresh, local, organic, artisan and homemade produce they sell

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Bakkie Stories - Episode 10

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Our road-trip through South Africa continues and we’re in the wilderness. No, literally, we’re in ‘Wilderness’, a small town in South Africa’s Western Cape Province, part of the popular Garden Route and the perfect base for us to explore the magical underground world of Cango Caves near Oudtshoorn.

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We're sending a trio of UK celebrities on an epic South African road trip. Join us as we take TV presenter Maya Jama, Instagram sensation Alice Liveing and travel blogger Saunders Carmichael-Brown , aka Saunders Says on an unbelievable 10 day road trip from Johannesburg to Cape Town.

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Bakkie Stories - Episode 9

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In episode 9, we give Maya, Alice and Saunders a true South African bushveld experience.

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Bakkie Stories - Episode 8

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Bakkie Stories - Episode 8

In episode 8 we explore the exquisite scenes of the Tsitsikamma and paddle in an inflated rubber tube down the river rapids!

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Bakkie Stories - Episode 7

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Bakkie Stories - Episode 7

Episode 7 of Bakkie Stories, we take in the surreal landscape of Sunday’s River sand dunes in Port Elizabeth.

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Bakkie Stories - Episode 5

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In episode 5 we step into another world and get spicy visiting Durban’s buzzing Victoria Street Market.

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Bakkie Stories - Episode 4

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Episode 4 of our epic road-trip through South Africa sees the team cage-diving with sharks!

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Bakkie Stories - Episode 3

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In Episode 3 our intrepid travellers experience the Big Rush Swing in Durban

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Bakkie Stories - Episode 2

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Episode 2 sees the team sampling the delights of the Johannesburg nightlife.

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Bakkie Stories - Episode 1

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Explore Maboneng with our intrepid crew in the first episode of Bakkie Stories.

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