The book includes twenty stories from writers around the world, including one I wrote about our first two days in New Zealand when we embarked on our 70-day journey through the South Pacific. I called the chapter “Finding Our Bearings on the Banks Peninsula” since it was based largely on a post I wrote here on this website back in 2014.
Last night when Paul and I took our late-afternoon bike ride with Maya here on Fakarava, we played a game exchanging our favourite memories from our trip so far. We had no shortage of snapshots to share, from moments that made our hearts soar to inside jokes that still make us laugh out loud. It was a good way to counter our recent frustrations – a soothing remedy for feeling a bit cursed on this trip.
Because sometimes it feels like we’re being punished for ever dreaming it up in the first place.
In my latest post, written on the atoll of Tikehau, we’re counting down the days until the end of the trip, and my thoughts are beginning to turn homeward. What are the things I’ve been missing most while we’ve been away?
Travelling with a baby has its challenges, but is also a wonderfully enriching experience for a young family. Here are my Top 6 reasons why.