Category Archives: Featured Guests


Changemakers in the making – Imagine Scholar

“Imagine Scholar is a place where I become who I want to be, where I don’t have to pretend to fit in. Spending a day at Imagine Scholar means I get to explore my deep interests, which grow and enrich my life with authentic happiness.” Given Sandamela, Grade 10 Founded in 2009 and set in the rural Nkomazi region […]

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Director’s Thoughts on The Shore Break Eco Film

Ryley Grunenwald shares her behind the scenes story as the award winning eco documentary The Shore Break premieres in South Africa this week! South Africa’s Wild Coast is my favourite place in the world – it has a rugged, mysterious beauty. Since my great-great uncle was posted on the beach to look out for German […]


10 Real Life Tips on Living Waste Free 6

Honest, inspiring and real life tips from artist and activist Carol Nathan Levin as she documents her journey to live a waste free life… I have always been interested in recycling and ways to reduce my waste.   Recently I have noticed a trend of people who are living “waste free”.   So I have […]

Waste Free Tip 8: Rater drink tap water (filtered if you wish) than water from plastic bottles. You can flavour it with all sorts of fresh and delicious herbs and fruits.

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Of whales, dolphins and sea kayaks

Dolphin Adventures Sea Kayaking give us insight on the changing weather patterns and what that means for the kind of sightings you will have on a sea kayak trip in the beautiful bay of Plett on the Garden Route….and why going out on a sea kayak is one of the most eco-friendly activities around! Over […]


The End of Capitalism? 1

We at Mdumbi Backpackers are grateful to Eco Atlas for creating an opportunity whereby probably some of the most important aspects of being involved in the tourism industry today, could at last be acknowledged. This actually puts this industry ahead of most others. We believe that in line with the historical economic development of the […]

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