Tag: conservation

Commuting tips for women

In what will be her last column for Full Sus, Jeanne Louise Wiese offers some commuting advice for the female cycling commuters out there. As discussed in my previous articles about bike commuting, cycling to work has enormous benefits to the physical and mental well-being of the commuter. I would […]

Benefits of biking to work

This month Jeanne Louise Wiese delves into the research and provides you with some of the stats and findings which prove why commuting to work on your bike is such a great idea.   Biking to work saves the environment… I have calculated the amount of carbon emissions that my […]

“Voete soos ’n Ribbok”

Have you explored the trails at Rhebokskloof Wine Estate on the Paarl Mountain yet? Over the festive season Jeanne-Louise Wiese did just that and was thrilled by what she found. Paarl and its surrounding trails have become one of our favourite mountain biking spots for an adrenalin-driven weekend out in […]

Garden Route exploration by bike or elephant

When Jeanne-Louise Wiese was growing up her family used to visit her grandparents in Klein Brak River near Mosselbay every December holiday. On rainy or windy (read non-beach) days the family would often go for drives in the Outeniqua Mountains, which planted the conservation seed for Full Sus’s resident conservation […]

A golden kingdom fit for a princess

Riebeek Kasteel is one of those places that everyone should know about, but whenever Jeanne-Louise Wiese asks someone about it, they answer with a dumbstruck, “Isn’t it that star-shaped castle in Cape Town?” Needless to say… it’s not. It is in fact a beautiful little town nestling on the slopes […]