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Cosmos: Around the World with our Kids

Posted on Oct 28, 2008

This was no ordinary vacation; instead our Cosmos (around the world) journey with our kids was a lifestyle change that lasted over four months, from September 2003 to January 2004.

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Cosmos: New York City, USA

Posted on Jun 1, 2008

Our first stop in New York City was Ground Zero, which was a sobering experience for all of us. We spent three days seeing the major attractions, including Central Park, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Staten Island Ferry, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Times Square and the Empire State Building.

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Cosmos: Queen Elizabeth II

Posted on May 31, 2008

One of the big splurges on our trip was a transatlantic cruise on the Queen Elizabeth II. The ship made its last regularly scheduled crossings across the Atlantic Ocean in 2003, which made the cruise even more special.

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Cosmos: London, England

Posted on May 31, 2008

We landed in Southampton and took a short train trip to London. We spent four days there and visited Big Ben, Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, the Cabinet War Rooms, Imperial War Museum, British Museum and the town of Greenwich.

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Cosmos: South Africa

Posted on May 27, 2008

After an all-night flight from London, we first arrived in Johannesburg and then took a short flight to Cape Town. We spent one entire day touring the Cape Pennisula, seeing penguins and visiting the Cape of Good Hope.

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Cosmos: Namibia

Posted on May 27, 2008

We reached Windhoek, Namibia, the capital city, via a 21 hour bus ride from Cape Town. Our major activity in Namibia was a four day visit to Etosha National Park, in the northern part of the country.

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