Archive for ‘Tanzania’

The opening spread of the Budget Travel story--Gus in the Ecuadorian rainforest.

Extreme Field Tripping–Budget Travel

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

Hi: This is a story I wrote for Budget Travel about how to work a homeschooling-and-traveling plan with your kids and how to do it as inexpensively as possible. Please feel free to pass this on to families who might be interested in doing the same. All best and many thanks–Jeannie http://www.budgettravel.com/feature/a-family-field-trip-around-the-world,7375      

A Full Education

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Africa and France? Why those together? A lot of people wondered what made us pair these two areas. To be honest, this itinerary came about for almost purely logistic reasons. Most routes to Africa have you stopping off in Europe on the trip to and from, so we sort of let American Airliines dictate our […]

Our Trip: My Big Five

Friday, April 30th, 2010

We had an amazing trip. My five favorite parts were: Going to the elephant orphanage in Nairobi Kenya, seeing all the animals in Tanzania, going to the army museum in Paris, going to the beaches and Pointe Du Hoc in Normandy and going to all the museums in Normandy. The following list is from favorite […]

What I Liked Best

Monday, April 26th, 2010

The trip was fun; we got to do a lot of stuff. My 5 favorite things that we did were: meeting my friend Josef, pushing the sailboats in Paris, being at Normandy, going hunting with the bushmen in Tanzania and seeing all the animals in Africa. I feel like I never went because it went […]

In the Serengeti

The Beauty of Experience

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

In many ways our latest trip affirmed for me the beauty of experience. Doing something rather than just reading about it and how experience shapes you. I have fond memories of my first trip outside the USA—in 1984 to Mexico. It was a journey where I grew more in a couple weeks than I had […]