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Avery and I went down to Lake Atitlan and stayed with our friends, Greg & Lucy Jensen, to volunteer at their non-profit, Mayan Eco Homestead for a couple of weeks. They teach the indigenous Mayan culture how to grow more diverse food options, like vegetables, so they can increase their nutrition. Guatemala is the 4th [...]
Spending the last days of summer and beginning of fall in New England has been one of the highlights of our travels so far. The beginning of the fall season is upon us, and one of the best places to immerse yourself in it’s full splendor is New England. The flaming foliage and crispy air [...]
As we travel we are constantly looking for creative ways to beat the heat this summer. Being in water seems to be the best way to stay cool, and we were asking fellow travelers for ideas. A friend recommended we check out the numerous water parks in Wisconsin Dells, WI. We immediately altered our travel plans [...]
Travel opens up numerous opportunities to explore new lands and new parts within ourselves. Each new adventure we embark on changes us in small ways. I’ve been mentally cataloging some of the ways our family’s small, daily tasks have been altered by full-time RV travel. Life inside a rolling 36 foot box can’t, and shouldn’t be, the same as living in a bricks ‘n sticks back home.
Here’s just a few of the things I’ve been reflecting on this week. Before travel I never:
Homeschooling can be a daunting undertaking, but it’s one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. I started when my kids were elementary school aged, and currently I’m homeschooling my three teenagers while traveling with them for a year in an RV as we tour America immersing ourselves in it’s history. If you are [...]
While visiting San Antonio we couldn’t miss the chance to visit the Alamo. I’m embarrassed to admit this, but until this trip I think my kids biggest reference to the Alamo comes from Pee-wee’s Big Adventure movie. I’m not sure we even fully grasped the phrase, “Remember the Alamo” before arriving. I was eager to understand why the Alamo, and this one battle among many fought in the U.S., remains an important part of our history. I got my answer, and so much more.
The following article was a part of Family Trek’s California Extravaganza blog series. Thanks to Clark Vandeventer for allowing me to be a guest blogger on his site. Love what they’re doing over there. ————– California is known for many things; the glamour of Hollywood, the beautiful coastline, the Mediterranean weather, and the list goes [...]
Full time travel is in itself, a big stretch, but when an opportunity arises to get uncomfortable, experience new things and grow, I usually go for it. While In Chicago, I had a chance to do just that.
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