This post written by Frances Antonia and was first published on She Went Wild on March 28, 2017.
Mine was a childhood spent outdoors in the backyard and beyond. Weekend bush walks, long weekend road trips and school holiday travel. I have great memories of new friends made in camping grounds that after days of swimming, sand castle building, night walks with torches and sharing secrets became best friends. Addresses were always exchanged and sometimes a letter followed. Good times in our big old second-hand canvas army tent. Yes, one of those with no flooring. When it rained my dad would dig trenches around it.
My siblings and I still laugh when we talk about the trips we took in the station wagon, always packed to the rafters. Some stories have even made it into wedding speeches. These are family folk stories, adventures shared that are relived time and time again. The kind that we are creating with our children, fodder for their ‘when I was a kid’ stories. Continue reading Adventuring As A Family. Here’s how.