Age: Tracey – 50
Mike (husband – 47)
Hometown: Rainforest near Byron Bay, NSW Australia
Quote: Albert Einstein said “If at first an idea does not sound absurd, there is no hope for it” – which I think equally applies to thinking and learning about new things as well as to taking huge leaps of faith like traveling long term with your kids. As a family we like the idea of “feel the fear and do it anyway”.
Hometown: Detroit, MI
Quote: “I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move”.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Quote: Wherever you go, go with all your heart. – Confucius
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Quote: “Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.” — Miriam Beard
Hometown: I come from an average size city in Northern Poland. Name won’t ring a bell to anybody.
Quote: “Traveling is like flirting with life. It’s like saying, ‘I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station.” – Lisa St Aubin de Teran
Hometown: Farmingville, New York on Long Island
Quote: You may say I’m a dreamer, But I’m not the only one, I hope someday you will join us, And the world will be as one – John Lennon (Imagine)
Age: 45, 49, 12, and 10, respectively
Hometown: I grew up in Nevada, Heidi grew up in California, and we started our family in Apex, North Carolina, so I guess I’ll use that as the “Family Hometown”.
“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Saint Augustine
Hometown: Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA
Quote: At sea, I learned how little a person needs, not how much. -Robin Lee Graham
Hometown: Sydney, Australia
Quote: “Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” – Robert Frost