By: Regina RutherI
1 year ago
IEnvironment, Experience, TANZANIA
By REGINA | 16 August 2018
We really don’t want to explain to our kids why every day with the tides tons of plastic bottles + bags, shoes, clothes - just all kind of plastic - is flushed onto the beaches while walking past once pristine mangrove forests now looking like Christmas trees covered in fibers of frayed disintegrated polypropylene. Because it‘s embarrassing for us humans.
But obviously we do. We do explain that all the plastic waste is mainly coming from Zanzibar and other areas because they don’t have a proper waste management running. But they receive goods packed in plastic all the time like everywhere in the world. In all southern African countries we have traveled so far the people just burn the plastic.
„But why is it allowed to send any packaging around if a country can’t deal with it?“ Rudy ask... READ MORE
By: Philip RutherI
2 years ago
ICamping, Experience, HOME SCHOOLING, KIDS + TRAVEL, SOUTH AFRICA
LIFE WITH KIDS ON THE ROAD
BY PHILIP | 14 FEBRUARY 2018
It is an atmosphere of constant learning - both for Regina and me and Rudy and Una. Being thrown into this entire new reality can be scary at times where you see no escape and no me time on the horizon. Especially that inner voice that serves as a obedient constant reminder of your old value systems … back then. It seems ages ago.
Our days with our children are filled with the fireworks of emotions that 4 strong characters in a total readjustment phase are able to express.
The days of travel are exhaustively beautiful and Regina is the master of distraction. We established a sort of routine in our home schooling efforts with an ever changing model adapt to our current environment. Rather an unschooling approach.
Rudy suddenly bec... READ MORE