The Lost City

To say our small company of travelers do not always enjoy the rewards of a new dawning day is perhaps best captured by a direct quote from my 14 year old, who, when I attempted to wake her at 5:15am to make our 6am train to Aguas Caliente let it be known that my efforts … More The Lost City

Lovely Lima

On our first full day in the city we hopped on the obligatory double decker tourist bus, to gain a sense of proportion of the enormous city of approximately 10 million and to gain a brief introduction to a few of the main historical and cultural high points. The dual Spanish/English guide was notably effusive … More Lovely Lima

Off to Peru!

There is only ever one first day of a trip and this one was hugely pregnant with expectation due to its year long duration and the fact that most of our destinations are wholly new to us. As a result, a first day can be emotionally tricky but I am happy to report we were … More Off to Peru!

Global Field Trip

Our family has always loved Scavenger and Treasure Hunts. Richard and I have designed and delivered Christmas and Birthday Hunts for the kids since they were very small. This trip seemed like a perfect opportunity to take that experience to a global scale. Also, since we’ll be homeschooling (or road-schooling), we are hoping to use our travel … More Global Field Trip