Lieve Claessen

Lieve Claessen

Owner of Elundini Backpackers

Lieve is originally from Belgium, but has been in South Africa since 2009. Together with her husband she started a backpackers in a rural village near Hogsback Eastern Cape, called Elundini Backpackers. At Elundini they try to attain a self-sufficient lifestyle in harmony and thight collaboration with the local community. With this in mind, they have built a home and a small backpackers, currently 90% off-the-grid, and started a variety of social projects aimed at improving local livelihoods.