Sandy and Darren Van Soye are currently traveling around the world on an epic trip visiting 50 countries on their way. We had a chat with them about the trip, their expectations and motivations for taking on this fantastic journey.
You are traveling 424 days around the world. Can you tell us where the trip will take you and what your expectations are for the trip?
Yes, we are traveling to 50 countries on six continents over 424 days or 14 months. We call our journey Trekking the Planet. We are taking this trip in hopes of getting kids excited about the subject of geography. We are making it accessible to them by publishing educational materials from the road. To date, we have received 850 subscriptions from educators located in 20 countries, representing 55,000 students. We also have a “Friends” subscriber base (representing our friends and family plus others who just want to come along for the ride). Continue reading