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
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 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
Creating a travel plan for a big trip can be a bit daunting. Here are a few key considerations for planning a long trip.
Goodbye Malibu! After spending several weeks in Malibu, we headed north, still in California – what a big state! We stopped at Yosemite for a day, staying just outside and driving in at dawn, watching the sun rise through the amazing-ness of Yosemite. The girls proclaimed this the best park ever! (Later they debated their … Continue reading Headed North – California and Beyond!
From Steamboat Springs, we headed towards California with a brief stop at Zion National Park. The first of many National Parks on our itinerary, this is an amazing stop in the desert. While the days have huge lines for the buses into the park, we went after five, and were able to find a parking … Continue reading From the Mountains to the Ocean: Malibu, Malibu, Malibu
What is our plan? Take a family adventure year - half of the time RVing across America and the rest traveling to ten different countries air bnb style. A family with three elementary school aged children. Travel, explore, hike, swim, camp in national parks, see government in action, experience history at Ellis Island, visit castles … Continue reading You’re doing whhhaatt??