So the average day right now, let’s say in the last five weeks – we have been on tours. You can’t visit Butan without a guide and a driver, so we were on a tour. Because we had already been there, we were more into learning about the communities, the villages, the people, but we were still on tour, so we still had a schedule, so we didn’t do any of our Time for Learning. We just did what we had to do that day.
Before that, we were in Thailand and the Philippines. The Philippines was a bit more challenging because it was harder to be in an Airbnb, but usually, we tried to get up, around eight. And our idea was to try to do some learning on one of the websites. We just asked one hour of them because our kids, their attention span for learning is 20 minutes. And so there’s no point staying on it for three hours.
So we ask them for an hour, and then sometimes it’s a little bit longer, sometimes it isn’t. And then we’ll go out. So we never go out before 11 or 11:30 am. And when we go out. In Thailand, we knew there was a long neck community. And we said, let’s see them. And so we just went there, and we didn’t make a plan. We just got there and just walked around, and then maybe we’ll find something else and do something else. Sometimes there are some things we have to do early in the morning. Then our plans change, or we skip the time for learning.
The other day we took a plane, and we went to Mount Everest. So we got up at 4.45 am. After that, our day was screwed up, because we were so sleepy that we were not going to force anything else. I think that was enough of an experience. We try not to be touristy that much. So if there is something worth seeing, we’re going to go and see it. But we’re not going to go crazy about it. If we can manage it, we do it; otherwise, it’s fine. It’s better to be in a place, and see what they eat, and get a feel for the people that live there. And we love grocery stores because it’s so fascinating. So, that’s kind of our day.