Feature - Then & Now: George Rodger's Famous Land Rover
The Series I Land Rover used by George and Jinx Rodger in the 1950s during their travels in Africa, was supposed to be lost for about 30 years – until the vehicle was found in a barn in Australia in 2016 by Land Rover restoration specialists David & Janelle D'Arcy.
In 1957, George and Jinx Rodger started out with “Msuri” (Swahili for “very good”) for more than 3 month on a 4000 miles long Trans-Sahara expedition in search of nomadic Tuareg tribes to document. Another assignment, an African wildlife survey, made them travel 7000 miles across Kenya and Uganda. Sometime after their return to England...