Sandra's Travel Plans

HSC July 29-31
Three small events, UK, August, September
Free To Be Unschooling Conference, Phoenix, September 29-October 1



Australia Depart Feb 28, 2014 12:55 pm Alaska/Skywest to LAX
Published notes: Australia 2014

Schedule notes:

Adelaide, March 15-18 (Saturday-Tuesday, some of those days),
Jo Isaac will drive me to Melbourne

March 22-23 (and a day or two around?) Melbourne

Gold Coast event March 28-29

Depart there on Saturday, April 5
Arrive ABQ 12:10 p.m. Sunday, April 6

Texas with Kirby
April 11-15

Minnesota ALLive

Wednesday, May 28, Pam arrives, Rochester 12:03 Delta 4230

Thursday, street event
Friday conference and pizza party
Saturday conference
Sunday conference and picnic
Monday farm tours
Tuesday, June 3, Pam's departure flight, Rochester, 9:45 a.m., Delta 3892

August 7-10, 2014  HSC

(below here, older notes)

Europe May 24-July24, 2013 with Joyce

25th May - arrive in London (probably James will pick us up)
26th or 27th (Sunday or Monday) Car boot

28th, Tuesday, Day in London - Leave on train 11:11 to meet Lis and Jasmine
National Gallery and Covent Garden

29th May - fly to Lisbon for 2 weeks

May 30th (Thursday) — Relax at home, in the morning; maybe visit the Tile Museum and the Madre-Deus church in the afternoon

May 31st (Friday) — Relax in the morning; a trip around Lisbon on a typical tram, stopping at the Pleasures Cemetery; at the end of the day, I was planning on going to the symposium's site and preparing things for the next day + checking if anything's missing, etc.

June 1st and 2nd (Saturday and Sunday) — "SANDRA DODD AND FRIENDS IN LISBON" SYMPOSIUM
Potluck lunch at the symposium site (if you don't want to, I can take you to a local restaurant nearby)

June 3rd (Monday) — Relax

June 4th (Tuesday) — on Tuesday 16 July at 7.30pm. Sintra (Pena Palace, Moor Castle, Sintra village, Monserrate Palace, Seteais Palace)
Lunch in Sintra

June 5th (Wednesday) — on Tuesday 16 July at 7.30pm. Overnight trip to Óbidos (a medieval walled city)
Lunch in Caldas da Rainha or maybe Peniche (local towns, on the way to Óbidos)
Stop by a local graveyard, on our way to Óbidos

June 6th (Thursday) — Stroll around Óbidos and surroundings

June 7th (Friday) — Relax

June 8th (Saturday) — Alfama (local Flea Market, Lisbon Pantheon, Saint Jorge Castle)
Lunch at a local neighborhood called Graça and dinner at Tasca do Jaime, so we can listen to Fado (Portuguese music)

June 9th (Sunday) — Relax + Go to a church at the end of the day (Basílica da Estrela)
Dinner at a Goan (indian) restaurant, if you like indian food

June 10th (Monday, national holiday: Portugal Day) -- Stroll around Baixa/Chiado (Rossio Railway Station, Rossio Square, Augusta Street, Commerce Square, Santa Justa Elevator, Chiado)

June 11th (Tuesday) — Coach Museum, Jerónimos Monastery, Monument in honor of the Discoveries, Belém Tower, a view of the Golden Gate's twin sister -- the April 25th Bridge

June 12th (Wednesday) Relax and getting ready to leave + Departure from the Lisbon Airport at 8.10pm (which means we need to be there around 6pm or so), heading for Heathrow Airport in London
JULIE REMINDER: (but do not have extended chat with Customs chaps on the way in)

13th June (Thursday) – recovery day and laundry at Julie’s house (Adam and Julie will be at Legoland for a birthday outing for one of Adam’s friends)

14th June (Friday) – day with Cathy Koetsier at the White Horse (Adam may or may not want to come. Julie or James will take Sandra and Joyce if Adam does his swimming and drama groups)

15th June (Saturday) – rest day at Julie’s house (though Julie has to fly to Boston for work)

Make Signs for Selkirk room
Make sets of Thinking Sticks in English before Leiden trip
Consider maybe printing some Learn Nothing Day stickers

16th (Sunday) June Travel to Bristol, leave Staines 10.15, arrive Bristol 12:48

17th-18th June - hang out with Alison and family (but no talks!)

19th June (Wednesday) – Travel back to Julie's house - Leave Bristol 15:30, arrive Staines 17:58

20th June (Thursday) Quiet day at Julie's—Adam has his Northholt Group

21st June (Friday) with Julie and family—Adam has swimming/drama

22nd June (Saturday) Travel to Ester's house Yarrow Manse, Yarrow Valley, Selkirk, TD7 5LA

Ester and Samuel, Simeon 20, Rachel 18, Natan 16, Bartholomew 13, Aron 11, Efraim 3
(Czech, Ester immigrated in 1985, and Samuel in 1990)

Joyce wants to see Highland cattle

23rd (Sunday) Church in Kirkhope

24th (Monday) ALL in Selkirk 10am – 5pm at Connections

25th June (Tuesday) - with Ester and family

26th June (Wednesday) - Travel back from Scotland

27th June (Thursday) - Fly to Amsterdam 11:45 KL 1010 (arrives 14:05)

28th June (Friday) - Home Ed group meet-up

29th June (Saturday) Altijd Leren LiveAlways Learning Live Unschooling Symposium, Leiden

30th June to 7th July - with Rippy & family

8th July (Monday) - Amsterdam to London, LK 1025 depart 16:00, arrive LHR 16:15

9th July (Tuesday) — go to Liverpool, stay over (our train leaves London just after 11am. James can drop us at Hatton Cross tube station maybe 9.30am or so)

10th July (Wednesday) — return from Liverpool

11th - 12th July (Th/F) - at Julie's house, prepare for conference

12th July (Friday) Adam's Stagecoach Showcase (pm, 2-3 hours)

13th & 14th July (Saturday/Sunday) LiTTLe Conference, Ashford

15th July (Monday) – rest in the morning, go to Chichester in the afternoon

16th July (Tuesday) - Chichester daytime, see Barnum preview (7:30, evening of 16th)

17 July (Wednesday) — travel back to Julie’s

18th – 20th (Th/F/Saturday) – at Julie’s house (unplanned)

21st July (Sunday) - Holcombe Steam Fair (maybe Huxley and Polly will go)

22nd – 23rd (Monday/Tuesday) at Julie’s house (unplanned)
24th July Wednesday) – travel home


October 25-27, HSC usnchooling intensive, Los Alamitos, california

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