We are a family of five from London, planning to embark on a round the world trip in November this year. We will be travelling for about nine months before returning home in July 2011.
Stephen is forty two years old and likes politics, explosions and gardening. He is looking forward to seeing glaciers and volcanos and playing with the children on beautiful beaches.
Victoria is thirty eight years old and thinks about travel a lot. In between times she mostly puts helmets on the heads of Playmobil knights and wipes bottoms. She is looking forward to swapping a winter hanging around in the playground on Clapham Common for a few months in warmer climes.
Eve is eight years old. She likes Hannah Montana, cheerleading and everything ‘old fashioned’, particularly wearing a shawl and pretending to read by candlelight. She is looking forward to missing school and visiting the rainforest.
Edward is currently five years old and will be six when we leave. He likes the Wii, animals and being outdoors and his love of bugs extends to eating them. Needless to say he is looking forward to visiting Thailand, where he has heard you can eat fried crickets.
Dickon is four years old. He likes all forms of transport but doesn’t like spiders or worms, which might be a problem in the rainforest!