We Came, We Saw, We Left

We Came, We Saw, We Left

A Family Gap Year

Book - 2021
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"Charlie Wheelan and his family do what others dream of: they take a year off to travel the world. This is their story. What would happen if you quit your life for a year? In a pre-COVID-19 world, the Wheelan family decided to find out; leaving behind work, school, and even the family dogs to travel the world on a modest budget. Equal parts "how-to" and "how-not-to"-and with an eye toward a world emerging from a pandemic-We Came, We Saw, We Left is the insightful and often hilarious account of one family's gap-year experiment. Wheelan paints a picture of adventure and connectivity, juggling themes of local politics, global economics, and family dynamics while exploring answers to questions like: How do you sneak out of a Peruvian town that has been barricaded by the local army? And where can you get treatment for a flesh-eating bacteria your daughter picked up two continents ago? From Colombia to Cambodia, We Came, We Saw, We Left chronicles nine months across six continents with three teenagers. What could go wrong?"--
Publisher: New York, NY :, W.W. Norton & Company,, [2021]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780393633955
0393633950
Branch Call Number: 910.4 Wheelan 01/2021
Characteristics: 269 pages :,illustrations ;,24 cm

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