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+ Carbon-neutral scooter safari through SA


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Cape Times Articles

Every two weeks we write for Cape Times Top of the Times. I've put the link to the online version as well as the pdf for download, where available.

Scooting slowly for the hills - 8 June

On a slow ride to green gold - 22 June

Scooting along Route 62 - 8 July

Life's a gas in carbon-neutral - 20 July

On track, off-the-grid or right-click this download link - 12 Aug

Rough, ready and eco - 24 Aug

Growing inspiration - 15 Sept

Destination Durban - 24 Sept

Destination Drakensberg (right-click to download) - 5 Oct

Welcome to cheetah country or right click this download link - 19 Oct

Mother Nature at her best or right-click this download link - Nov 17

Green heart of big smoke - 3 Nov

Pure Bliss and Wild Joy - 7 Dec

Scooting in Swaziland - 18 Dec

Marvellous Mozambique - 31 Dec


Do it Now

We wrote an article for Do It Now's 'Get Involved' Section.

Green in Africa page 1.

Green in Africa page 2.

Please right-click the above link if you would like to download a copy of the article.


Media Coverage of our trip:

News 24 Article

Scooter safari across SA

Daily Dispatch

Couple's SA meander leaves light carbon footprint

Northglen News

Eco-journey to spread the message

Daily News

Scooter couple's green epic ride or right-click this download link

Berea Mail

Scooting to a greener lifestyle or right-click this download link

Loving It Raw

Eco-friendly living Adventure

Mail and Guardian

Retro ride is roaring into the modern era

Borehole Water Journal

Carbon-neutral scooter safari throughout Southern Africa

Mango In-flight Magazine

The Long Way Down (right click to download)


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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!

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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!

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