Beautiful North Spain, stunning scenery, food and people around every corner. We meandered slowly down from basque territory into Cantabria along roads with unexpectedly stunning views over the hills, mountains and huge majestic wind turbines as the sun was just going down. Rolling green hills, mountains, lakes, deer, foxes and butterflies around every corner. There […]Read More Family Campervan Trip to Cantabria, North Spain.
“How was the Earth Built? And… Are the builders really tired?” Just two of the unschool questions we are getting ourselves into this week. I love how young children don’t shy away from the big important questions in life. Even if us adults can’t always deliver a succinct answer to these questions its always exciting […]Read More Unschool Learning, How Was The Earth Built?
A riverbed community of amazing people living in vans and old buses, a doula school, wild children, a heart shaped swimming pool, music, pony rides, crafting, dance and the most spectacular home cooked vegetarian food all packed into one beautiful weekend of freedom, fun and sunshine in Órgiva, Spain. We have already decided we are […]Read More Kids Fest 2019, Órgiva, Andulucia.
The Galleon Park, Vitoria-Gasteiz is the best play park we have come across yet on our travels… Mainly because we are all huge pirate fans and really appreciate the work they do. But also because well… who’s ever heard of a 33 metre pirate Galleon being built in a park of 3000 Square metres in […]Read More The Galleon Parc, Vitoria-Gasteiz. Basque Country.
Campervan Family time at Ullibarri-Gamboa Reservoir, Basque Country, around the North-west coast of Spain. After driving over the border from the West Coast of France to Spain, we were looking for somewhere we could go for a swim and relax in nature. Driving through the (thankfully flat, straight & cheap toll roads) weaving between the […]Read More Family Campervan Time at Ullibarri-Gamboa Reservoir, Spain.
Campervan travels as a family in the Broceliande Forest are a truly magical experience. If you love nature, folklore and celtic history then Brittany is a magnificent destination for your travels. A local wizard by the name of Carl told us about the magical stories of the Broceliande Forest, King Arthur’s forest, Merlin’s tomb, the […]Read More Family Campervan Time in Merlin’s Broceliande Forest, Brittany.
Our family home school adventure has currently got us parked up in the campervan in Normandy, France. We have been lucky enough to be shown the sights by our friend Carl, who is a wealth of local knowledge and history. Carl invited us for a fun day with the ponies at his friend’s riding school, […]Read More Unschool Learning; Ponies, Dragons & Fairy Tales in Bagnoles-de-l’Orne, North France.
Our unschool family adventure in Normandy, began with hunting tanks. We figured as difficult as the concept of war is to talk about with young children we could not visit Normandy without taking the opportunity to learn about it. We visited the memorial de montormel museum, near Chambois. Showing the children the tanks, photos and […]Read More Unschool Learning, Tank Hunting & The Second World War in Normandy.
On March 20th we celebrated Ostara under a super worm moon, in the overgrown walled garden of an 18th Century convent. We went for a walk, listened to bird song, painted eggs, gathered bunches of Daffodils and spring flowers. We built a huge Bonfire with the wood we have been helping to clear from the […]Read More Ostara & Full Moon Celebration For Children.
We may have been travelling for over a year now but its still hard to shake off some of our old outlooks. The things we often come unstuck on is having a stockpile of money… and feeling productive. Can you imagine putting everything down and doing nothing overtly productive for the next hour, day or […]Read More The Theory of Nothingness..