“The greatest social rally on the face of the Earth.” That’s how organisers and erstwhile participants describe the Put Foot Rally.
The route (often referred to as a ‘route-ish’ for its purposefully loose definition) covers 8000km across five Southern African nations and some 18 days. Vehicles aren’t the latest and greatest off-roaders. The rule seems to be ‘anything that goes, goes’. From vintage Minis to David Kramer-style vans, the cavalcade is a motley and colourful one.
It’s not everyone’s idea of the perfect African escape, but the young at heart and fleet of foot will struggle to find a more entertaining way to take in this part of the world.
Here’s a taste of a previous edition…