Summer is here and Fun Adventures are loading, Tent camping is going very well,we just hit our 33rd Wisconsin state park. Camping for the Dowd Family is not just packing a bunch of stuff and go sit under the trees and eat all day long. Camping for us means Adventure. We camp all summer long … More Brunet Island State
I’m happy to announce that I have self-published my second hiking book for kids ages (1-10). Sunset Hike is a children’s picture book with diverse characters. It’s about a little girl going on a Sunset Hike adventure for the first time with a group of friends to overcome her fears of being outdoors. Sunset Hike … More Sunset Hike Picture Book!
Wisconsin was colder than Antarctica this week. After 7 weeks in South African enjoying the summer I was very emotional to wake up to this cold. Oh well, the temp is finally above zero in Wisconsin, let the winter adventure begin. We went on a short hike near sun Prarie it felt like over 10 … More Bye polar vortex!
We made it to 2019, family’s first day out in 2019 was spent at the Umhlanga main beach, Durban. This beach in the Indian ocean is quite secluded, very beautiful and surrounded by a lot of cafes, restaurants, great hotels. Find a good coffee cafe along the boardwalk. south Africa has the best coffee. This … More Umhlanga rocks beach!
The aquarium is the largest in the southern hemisphere and 7th largest in the world. It is modeled on a shipwreck so that it’s like you are on the bottom of the ocean. This is an amazingly good place to have fun and learn about marine life. We got to watch penguin feeds, a dolphin … More ushaka Marine World.
Along the Indian ocean in Durban North Beach, while taking a stroll, we come across the sand sculptures, created by homeless, talented young boys and men. I haven’t seen any females yet. you will find sculptures of cars, buildings, animals anything you can think of, we got lucky and found a Disney castle and my … More Durban Sand sculpture.
The Moses Mabhida Stadium is a stadium in Durban, South Africa, It was one of the host stadiums for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The stadium has a capacity of 62,760. The stadium dominate the Durban skyline from far, we decided to get up close an personal, we booked a public tour for $7 for … More Moses Mabhida stadium!