Eco-friendly travel in Africa

Travel

+ Green travel

+ Travel Tips

+ Sustainable Accommodation

 

Africa

+ All about Africa

+ South Africa

+ Eco News

 

Permaculture

+ Permaculture Design

+ PDC Blog

+ IPC10 Blog

+ Permaculture Projects

 

Our trip

+ Carbon-neutral scooter safari through SA

 

Health and the Environment

+ Individual and planetary health

Inspirational Eco-pioneers

+ Eco travellers making a difference



RSS Twitter Facebook
Follow us on
RSS, Twitter, Facebook

[?] Subscribe To This Site

XML RSS
follow us in feedly
Add to My Yahoo!
Add to My MSN
Subscribe with Bloglines

Eco Travel Stories

Overlanding Africa - stories and interviews



Longing for Africa? The dream of adventure pulsing through your veins? If so, these eco travel stories are for you. Get inspired, get information, get GOING.

These overland adventurers travel a little differently, think a little differently, act a little differently. In a nutshell, crazy, adventurous, avant-garde, yet responsible travellers.

Argh. the moment you put the word responsible in there, it just sounds boring.

So let's say Eco-friendly travellers -the greenest of the green in Africa. The mavericks of our time - the ones who's laugh at the beaten path. The ones who take the hardest, toughest, most epic form of eco-transportation and own it!

 

Scootering through the Transkei

Our Carbon-neutral scooter safari

2 Vespas

9 months

15 000km

 

Africa on Two Feet

Get inspired by green travel pioneers Enora Nedelec and Guillaume Combot, as they tell me about WALKING across Africa, one step at a time.

Walking through Sudan

 

Homemade buggy travels the world

Eco-travel gurus

Chris and Elayne have driven through 86 countries, and over 200, 000 km in Victor, a buggy made out of junkyard scrap.

 

Modern day cowboys

Relive the historical journeys of SA's greatest adventurers, race the Mongol Derby and venture into the Unknown all on horseback.

The Ride

 

Kayden Kleinhans cycles around the world for Global Wheeling foundation

Two-Wheeling for change

He's already cycled 31,000 km. He's currently adding another 15 k through the Americas. Kayden Kleinhans is an ardent environnmentalist who takes his footprint seriously.

 

Big Boy vs Africa

A couple on their honeymoon, a 150cc Big Boy, tiny budget and no Carnet de Passage? Sounds like a recipe for disaster. But you can bet they made it!

 

West Africa by Scooter

A cheap fire-engine red scooter of dubious origin, no maps or GPS and not much more than a tent - and Brendan van Sonne was ready to take on West Africa.

 

Return from Eco Travel Stories to Eco-friendly Africa Travel


New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.


 

Search Us


Eco-travel & Lifestyles

Hi, my name is Melissa and I created this site together with photographer Christopher List to help spread awareness about green lifestyles and travel, so everyone can learn how easy it is to live in a sustainable way. Enjoy!

Carbon-neutral scooter safari

Brighter Planet's 350 Challenge

Testimonials

I wasn't sure what a permaculture design course was about, until I read through Melissa's fantastic blog! I've signed up and soon I'll be a PDC graduate too.

Kelly Richardson - Arizona

The link between personal responsibility and preserving our environment is becoming increasingly clear to me. Reading up on simple ways to be more eco-friendly in my life and travels has really helped me practice what I preach.

Dennis Howley - Namibia

I can't wait to follow Melissa and Chris' adventures in the Middle East and Africa. You guys inspire me!

Khalid Seif - Dubai

Get the Eco-Travel Scoop

Close
loving-it-raw

CONTACT    DISCLAIMER    PRIVACY POLICY    DONATE      WRITE FOR US

Copyright © eco-friendly-africa-travel.com | All rights reserved.
Powered by Site Build It! | Website Designed By: Jithesh Narayanan