Thanks again to the First Ladies who are full of love and plans and without whom we may never have bridged the gap so seamlessly and succinctly.

Me ‘n the Mademoiselles comparing winter growth…

And to The Lovers for being so darn photogenic the whole time.

 And to Paul for his relentless attention at the wheel.

And the boomslang? Oh, it was a boomslang? Don’t worry, it’s gone now. We hope. Now you, go, too,Bokkies! And spread the word. The world needs you. Green is the new black and it’s time we created more than deserts.

(looking for the previous post?)

How about some links to related websites?

Bridging the Winter Gap LINKS

Lose yourself down the digital rabbit hole.

Sites we visited

De Hoop Nature Reserve, Cape Agulhas

Lello’s furntiture guild, Plettenburg Bay

Wildspirit Eco Backpackers, Nature’s Valley

Honeyville EcoVillage, Humansdorp

feel at home at Terra-Khaya, Hogsback

More ideas

Wwoof around the Western Cape (volunteer only)

Woosh around the Western Cape with Clare and Indigo (volunteer and adventure)

Another green blogger on similar routes (evidently discontinued, but some great insights)

Go solar with Solien (based in Wilderness Heights, Garden Route, Western cape)

Interested in EcoBricks? Building the future with today’s trash.

Plant Trees with GreenPop in Cape Town and other Southern African locations

Greyton Transition Town


Some stats and projections

UN Climate Change Report 2014


Wait, what’s all this about? Bridging the what gap? Let’s start at the beginning.