I reflect what it’s like turning forty on our year long family gap year in South America, and what Pink Floyd has to say about it.
After a year traveling to seven South American countries, we face one last border crossing — the one to our own home. So strange and yet so familiar.
We’ve been on the road for nearly a year and are starting to think about our return home. Here are some of the first things each family member wants to do when we cross the threshold and put our bags down.
Visiting areas of water scarcity in South America, and specifically Bolivia, has underscored the value of the “liquid gold” that sustains all life.
Six months into our family gap year, I reflect on the things that have surprised me the most about long-term travel and how our family has adapted (or not).
Halfway into our family gap year, we reflect on how we’ve grown, how we’ve failed, and what’s ahead.
Snapshots from our time on the ground observing the Bolsonaro-Lula faceoff.
The amenities we lived without in Brazil show that conserving energy is more about systems than individual choices. Also one thing I wish we had in the States!