Okay, not extreme road tripping but on a hell of a long journey for us at any rate 🙂
For the September/October school holidays, we’ve decided to mission with the kids to PE. The last time all four of us were there, Riley was around 6months old and Ethan 3.5years old. BOTH kids were sick, we shared a room with them both and were even in the ER on a public holiday! Those were the days when we would holiday and without fail, while on holiday, the kids would get sick…and not just regular flu sick, but like bronchitis sick!!!
Years later, we’ve finally been able to holiday without kids falling apart (touch wood) and with them being older and their cousins being older too, I’m really looking forward to this trip.
Today I booked our accommodation on the road as we’re splitting the journey in half. The distance from Jo’burg to PE is +/- 1,000km, and where we would have easily done that drive in one day “pre-kids”, I really don’t want to subject the kids to a 11hour+ drive. The last time we went to PE, we flew, but flights are just so expensive!! I’ve been holding on for a while for specials, but nothing has come up that is even close to the cost of driving. So drive we will!
At least we have something exciting to look forward to, and the kids are super chuffed that we’ll be going away for their next school holiday 🙂 🙂 🙂