Elundini Backpackers

All about our lives running a backpackers, volunteer program, language school and NPO in a South African rural village in the homelands of the Xhosa people.

<p>Akhona coming to work this morning….<br/>
#notrafficjam #rushhour #commuting  #walktowork #morningrush #lovenature #mountain #beautifulplaces #hiddengems #ecolodge #greenliving #atworklikethis #easterncape #backpackinglife #elundinivibes  (at South Africa)</p>

Akhona coming to work this morning….
#notrafficjam #rushhour #commuting #walktowork #morningrush #lovenature #mountain #beautifulplaces #hiddengems #ecolodge #greenliving #atworklikethis #easterncape #backpackinglife #elundinivibes (at South Africa)

Posted 10 hours ago
<p>Had a nice #dinner again last night with our guests at Maxhobe’s place. This lady can cook!!! <br/>
Most Xhosa women are used to cook for bigger groups. At funerals or other ceremonies they often cook for 100 to 200 people. We love Xhosa food!!!</p>

<p>#womenempowerment #startyourownbusiness #africanrestaurant #localfood #travelmassive #BBCtravel #responsbletravel #backpackersworld #roadtrip #adventureisoutthere #cooking #getaway #instatravel #thesimplelife #easterncape #elundinivibes  (at Eastern Cape)</p>

Had a nice #dinner again last night with our guests at Maxhobe’s place. This lady can cook!!!
Most Xhosa women are used to cook for bigger groups. At funerals or other ceremonies they often cook for 100 to 200 people. We love Xhosa food!!!

#womenempowerment #startyourownbusiness #africanrestaurant #localfood #travelmassive #BBCtravel #responsbletravel #backpackersworld #roadtrip #adventureisoutthere #cooking #getaway #instatravel #thesimplelife #easterncape #elundinivibes (at Eastern Cape)

Posted 3 days ago
<p>Fresh, organic honey!!! We harvested almost 30kg from 3 bee hives. <br/>
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#honeyharvest #bees #liquidgold #organicproduce #beeproject #sustainabletravel #sustainyourself #communitydevelopment #ecolodge #volunteerinafrica #volunteers #goinggreen #savethebees #travelmassive #traveldeeper #responsbletravel #easterncape #elundinivibes  (at Elundini Backpackers)</p>

Fresh, organic honey!!! We harvested almost 30kg from 3 bee hives.
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#honeyharvest #bees #liquidgold #organicproduce #beeproject #sustainabletravel #sustainyourself #communitydevelopment #ecolodge #volunteerinafrica #volunteers #goinggreen #savethebees #travelmassive #traveldeeper #responsbletravel #easterncape #elundinivibes (at Elundini Backpackers)

Posted 4 days ago
<p>This is what we do on rainy days….<br/>
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#volunteerinafrica #volunteering #dogoodthings #dogoodfeelgood #beeproject #hives #bees #rainydays #bringtheworldtoafrica #backpackersworld #travelling #hostelworld #explore #giveback #easterncape #elundinivibes  (at Elundini Backpackers)</p>

This is what we do on rainy days….
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#volunteerinafrica #volunteering #dogoodthings #dogoodfeelgood #beeproject #hives #bees #rainydays #bringtheworldtoafrica #backpackersworld #travelling #hostelworld #explore #giveback #easterncape #elundinivibes (at Elundini Backpackers)

Posted 1 week ago
<p>Throw back Thursday….New #men coming back from the forest last #December. <br/>
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#initiation #culturaldifferences #circumcision #traditions #ceremony  #traveldeeper #3opreis #BBCtravel #instatravel #getaway #travelmassive #roadtrip #celebration #backpackersworld #bestsafariafrica #onlyinafrica #southafricathroughmyeyes #easterncape #southafricaza #elundinivibes (at South Africa)</p>

Throw back Thursday….New #men coming back from the forest last #December.
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#initiation #culturaldifferences #circumcision #traditions #ceremony #traveldeeper #3opreis #BBCtravel #instatravel #getaway #travelmassive #roadtrip #celebration #backpackersworld #bestsafariafrica #onlyinafrica #southafricathroughmyeyes #easterncape #southafricaza #elundinivibes (at South Africa)

Posted 1 week ago
<p>Fetching wood for the bread baking…..<br/>
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#breadbaking #collectingwood #africanexperience #africanvillage #ruraltourism #3opreis #BBCtravel #ruralwoman #travelmassive #weareyouthtravel #aboutsouthafrica #southafricathroughmyeyes #adventureisoutthere #outdoorfun #thingstodoza #joureisbeginhier #meetsouthafrica #elundinibackpackers  (at Eastern Cape)</p>

Fetching wood for the bread baking…..
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#breadbaking #collectingwood #africanexperience #africanvillage #ruraltourism #3opreis #BBCtravel #ruralwoman #travelmassive #weareyouthtravel #aboutsouthafrica #southafricathroughmyeyes #adventureisoutthere #outdoorfun #thingstodoza #joureisbeginhier #meetsouthafrica #elundinibackpackers (at Eastern Cape)

Posted 2 weeks ago
<p>Xhosa women bring outdoor cooking to a whole new level….<br/>
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#outdoorcooking #xhosavillage #ceremony #culturalexperience #thisissouthafrica #thingstodoza #potjie #slowcooking #yummiefood #adventureisoutthere #3opreis #BBCtravel #southafricaletsme #southafricathroughmyeyes #zuidafrika #travelmassive #easterncape #elundinibackpackers  (at Eastern Cape)</p>

Xhosa women bring outdoor cooking to a whole new level….
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#outdoorcooking #xhosavillage #ceremony #culturalexperience #thisissouthafrica #thingstodoza #potjie #slowcooking #yummiefood #adventureisoutthere #3opreis #BBCtravel #southafricaletsme #southafricathroughmyeyes #zuidafrika #travelmassive #easterncape #elundinibackpackers (at Eastern Cape)

Posted 2 weeks ago
<p>Drama in the sky…Thanks for sharing @bedandbreakfastdeklaproos.<br/>
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#nofilterneeded #clouds #loveafrica #hiking #mountains #rainiscoming #lovetheoutdoors #goingplaces #adventureisoutthere #travelmassive #travelnownow #southafricaletsme #instanaturelover #culturaldifferences #responsibletourism #easterncape  (at Elundini Backpackers)</p>

Drama in the sky…Thanks for sharing @bedandbreakfastdeklaproos.
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#nofilterneeded #clouds #loveafrica #hiking #mountains #rainiscoming #lovetheoutdoors #goingplaces #adventureisoutthere #travelmassive #travelnownow #southafricaletsme #instanaturelover #culturaldifferences #responsibletourism #easterncape (at Elundini Backpackers)

Posted 2 weeks ago
<p>After 2 weeks of pushing it’s almost full. Can’t believe the amount of #plastic that goes in there. As we don’t have a #recycling post in the area, we’ll try to build with our #waste in the future!!!<br/>
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#ecobricks #alternativebuilding #wastemanagement #ecolodge #recycle #reuse #reduce #plasticbottles #backpackinglife #trynewthings #volunteerinafrica #xhosavillage #ecotourism #southafricaletsme #easterncape #elundinibackpackers  (at South Africa)</p>

After 2 weeks of pushing it’s almost full. Can’t believe the amount of #plastic that goes in there. As we don’t have a #recycling post in the area, we’ll try to build with our #waste in the future!!!
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#ecobricks #alternativebuilding #wastemanagement #ecolodge #recycle #reuse #reduce #plasticbottles #backpackinglife #trynewthings #volunteerinafrica #xhosavillage #ecotourism #southafricaletsme #easterncape #elundinibackpackers (at South Africa)

Posted 3 weeks ago
<p>We say goodbye​ to an icon….<br/>
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#hughmasekela #africanicon #southafricanjazz #africanmusic #legend #talent #saygoodbye #southafricaza #easterncape #onlyafrica #discoversouthafrica #thebrightcontinent #weheartsa  (at Eastern Cape)</p>

We say goodbye​ to an icon….
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#hughmasekela #africanicon #southafricanjazz #africanmusic #legend #talent #saygoodbye #southafricaza #easterncape #onlyafrica #discoversouthafrica #thebrightcontinent #weheartsa (at Eastern Cape)

Posted 3 weeks ago