27 Jun

First purchase for our trip!

Posted By: Baigrie Family in General, Preparation    

A morning spent without kids at Anaconda and Mountain Designs meant Steve and I could really get an idea of what is out there in the world of travel gear.  I tried on some easy care travel pants but didn’t purchase them at the time thinking I might be able to get them cheaper during my USA trip in October.  After returning home and googling the brand details, I found that...

15 Jun

Too many places to go and people to see!

Posted By: Baigrie Family in General, Preparation, RTW blogs    

Travel brochures are coming out my ears.  We aren’t planning to book tours and accommodation necessarily but desperately need to get an idea of the must see places to go in particular countries and how to go about setting your own itinerary – brochures are great for this.  I am keeping a spreadsheet of each country, what to see and do, prices of attractions and likely...

9 Jun

Singing Kites

Posted By: Baigrie Family in General, Preparation, Volunteer work    

I first heard about Singing Kites, a school in Cambodia, in 2009. Two nurses from work have volunteered at the school and Jeremy, the son of Harris’s school deputy principal, volunteered at the school for 6 months.  Singing Kites just stuck in my mind for some reason.  Every now and then I would think about it.  One day I got online, found the website and emailed Lyn...

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