by the Whole Family
Sometime around the end of March — right around the time we were in Ghana– our Big Trip hit its halfway point. Of course the “halfway point” is not well-defined, since we still haven’t finalized our exact plans for the end of the trip. At some point we’ll know when we’re getting home.. but we don’t yet.
You may have noticed our blog has a “FAQ” .. but we’ve never completed it. Until now. Many of you have asked questions in email, in blog comments — but we wanted to get some experience under our belts, and now we’re going to answer them in this, our “Halfway done” blog post and FAQ.
A few days ago we arrived in Morocco (the kids had already written their answers below) and one of the students we know well was joined by his mother who traveled to Marrakech from Minnesota. We were all together on an SAS trip touring the chaotic city.. filled with scooters and noise, jaywalking and cars cutting each other off; donkeys in the streets. At lunch she said to us “I can’t believe that you all barely seem to notice the insanity in this place” and we realized that after 3 months visiting the diverse cities around the world… we have a new normal.
In the spirit of our “new normal”… enjoy the Q&A below, covering everything from
- Are you MORE EXCITED or less about the trip than when you started?
- Explain the VOYAGE and what you do each day. Are you BORED?
- What STUFF are glad you brought?
- What do you MISS?
- What have been your FAVORITE THINGS so far
- What has been the WORST EXPERIENCE of the trip.