Road Trip

Homeschooling and living super frugally has allowed us to take a few trips down the Baja Peninsula, Mexico.  We save and save and save all year in order to take this winter time trip.  This time we were gone for 8 weeks.  Here are a few photos.

The kids met all sorts of new friends.baja 2013 259 baja 2013 254 baja 2013 228

Lots of spear fishing and snorkeling.baja 2013 158

Christmas Eve on the beach!baja 2013 136 baja 2013 133 baja 2013 132 baja 2013 127 baja 2013 124 baja 2013 101 baja 2013 096 baja 2013 043 baja 2013 036 baja 2013 035 baja 2013 029 baja 2013 020 baja 2013 017 baja 2013 016 baja 2013 823Part of our good life is a semi-yearly mega road trip from our Pacific NW home to the southern tip of Baja California Sur, Mexico.  We pack up the truck and camper with lots of food, lots of clothes, kayaks, bikes, surf board, kiteboard gear, camp gear, camp stove etc and leave the winter behind for 6 or 7 weeks!  It is a wonderful journey to take as a family as we are together in close quarters without any outside obligations or high tech temptations for the whole time!  This year was exceptionally wonderful as the kids were older, no babies, no diapers, no nursing, no worrying about running off. . .  which meant that I FINALLY learned to kiteboard!  It is a TOUGH sport to learn, with a huge learning curve that I made GIGANTIC (it took me 3 years or more to figure it out)!  But by the time we left our little spot, I had it down!

Lots of people ask what we do down there, how we are able to leave for such a long time, do we get bored, are we scared etc. . .I will dive in to those topics shortly!  But, for now, here are some pics of our adventure!

About carishumaker

We are trying to live The Good Life with our 3 kids out in the woods. We strive to be as self reliant as possible, with a great amount of leisure time to Live The Good Life as best as we can. We work hard so we can play hard and want to teach our kids to love life and love people and love learning. This is our journey.
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