In 2008, after ten years of living the American Dream, a family of four from Boulder, Colorado embarked on a yearlong overland adventure Down Under. Part memoir, part travelogue, and part guidebook, Choondoonga: A Journey Around Australia, is proof that escape from the rat race isn't just possible, it's good for the soul. Tag along with the Hyland clan for 35, 000 literary kilometers as they crisscross the Australian continent, exploring nature, meeting people, homeschooling, and facing uncertaintyaall the while learning how to live in the present.From there, we continued on to Kinga#39;s Park, an expansive 1, 000 acre parcel of land situated on a plateau southwest of downtown. ... Our guide began the tour with a colorful history of Western Australiaa#39;s gold mining, refining, casting, and minting. ... The thirty-thousand kilometer service for the Land Cruiser was a family affair.
|Author||:||Peter Graham Hyland|
|Publisher||:||Real World Press - 2011-05-01|