Thoughts over a bottle of wine December 1st 2011 I sit here on the veranda of our Spanish villa, Casa del Vega, amongst the hills of Valencia overlooking orchards of oranges and almonds, and contemplate what we have accomplished so far. It has been an amazing trip. We have been so fortunate with our accommodation. As we are travelling with 5 kids, eating out 3 meals a day would have double the cost so we have aimed at staying in self-contained a ... read more
Europe » Spain » Valencian Community Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more
Below is our initial naive profile, now I say we are 2 insane adults taking 5 whining kids across to the other side of the world. There names have been changed to Hamish the initiator/independent know it all, Jo blond moments, Zara FYI, Bella where is my entourage and Oliver what when how and why.......
We are a family of 7 escaping the island state of Tasmania to travel through UK, Italy, Spain and France for 3+ months over the winter. Kids range in age from 5 to 13 yrs. Hope to show them enough to inspire their own dreams of travel and adventure.... full info