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New Face Book Page to Like – #Africa With #Autism

Thinking in the Clouds

I have now set up a Face Book Page independent of my other interests.   It seemed to make sense, as then it is clearer as to exactly what people are supporting – Africa With Autism Expedition. Raising awareness of Autism and fund raising for the National Autistic Society

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By Motorbike and Side Car #AfricawithAutism

Thinking in the Clouds

Just a short post about transport.   I have decided that motorbike with side car is going to the most likely method of getting about in Africa.  Principally because with a motorbike you are more a part of the surroundings that you are travelling through.   It is also a cheaper method of transport, and, to be honest, I have been looking for any excuse to actually learn to ride a motorbike.

When I first thought about the idea of a trip across Africa with Sofia, some one suggested that I look up other women who have traveled solo through Africa on a motorbike.  I had never even thought of it, and probably would never have thought of it, simply because Africa can be dangerous, so more cover rather than exposure is sometimes the best way to go, especially if you are a woman.

Just knowing that women were travelling…

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The Big Decision!

Thinking in the Clouds

I’ve decided to go on Safari with my daughter! Yay!  and it sounds so easy when I say it like that.  In many ways it was, because the circumstances seem to match, like this was the perfect window in life to do this with my daughter.

The first major travel experience I gave my daughter was earlier this year.   It was a cruise, which was an ideal environment for her to safely explore her independence.  It was a huge success.   She not only discovered her independence, but, with a little encouragement, opened herself up to new experiences with out any resistance at all.  It was amazing to watch.  Even a boring coach tour for several hours was ok.  I discovered a whole new aspect of possibilities and experiences that we could now do together.

The wonder lust first seriously bit me about a month to six weeks ago…

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