17 Days in Peru with Kids — Machu Picchu and Cusco

We arrived in Peru for the international portion of our adventure year to an inauspicious start. Five people with 102 degree fevers. Then the altitude sickness hit. At 11,200 feet high, tourists seem to drop like flies around here. I had naively assumed we would have some protection from living, hiking, skiing, and camping in … Continue reading 17 Days in Peru with Kids — Machu Picchu and Cusco

Minimalism – Or How We Lived in 270 Square Feet with Five People for Six Months

Perhaps living in the camper is easy because we spend so little time there. The US camper part of our trip is quickly coming to a close (although we have one camper month at the end of the Adventure Year, more about that later). Before we left, we paired down the stuff we were bringing … Continue reading Minimalism – Or How We Lived in 270 Square Feet with Five People for Six Months

World Schooling – On the Road

It's fun to keep track of our world schooling activities. I keep a simple list from our trip of activities that are educational in some way or another for the kids. I was scrolling and scrolling to the bottom the other day and realized it's getting pretty long. And since I haven't posted in a … Continue reading World Schooling – On the Road

From Coast to Coast – Our Trek Across the Country

From Washington State, we drove from the Pacific to the Atlantic, with a detour through Canada. Starting at Olympic National Park in Washington State, we hit Bruce Peninsula National Park in Ontario and ended in Acadia National Park in Maine... all such pearls of national parks. And wow, the United States is huge. Bruce Peninsula … Continue reading From Coast to Coast – Our Trek Across the Country