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Our Next Adventure

As many of you know, we have finished our Moroccan adventure.  We loved our time in this country, but it was time to go.  If you would like to check out our next  adventure – stop by our new blog – RVing with the Raki’s.  We have purchased an RV and are traveling around the US, Canada, and wherever else we may wander with our three children.  We will be homeschooling the boys in English, French and Arabic, while exploring the great outdoors, eating local,  (and as organic as possible) and seeing what new lessons life has in store for us.  Here’s a peek at our new home:

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At our new blog, you will find blog posts from ALL the members of our family, so please stop by and see where we’re at!

Heidi Raki of Raki's Rad Resources

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Posted by on July 6, 2014 in Homeschooling, Travel

 

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USA Trip Itinerary

Wow, I knew I was behind, but I didn’t realize I hadn’t posted on here since August!  Well, if you’re clueless what I’ve been up to since then, please stop by my other two blogs – Raki’s Rad Resources and Global Teacher Connect, which get updated more regularly.  I promise to try and post a few things here in the next few weeks that will catch everyone up.  However, today, I am here to officially announce our itinerary for this summer. 

For those of you who haven’t heard, my husband is currently going to Grand Canyon University online, working on his Master’s Degree in Secondary Education.  In August, he will take his certification test, so we have decided to spend the entire summer in the United States.  Once we are there, we will purchase a van and travel quite extensively, visiting family and monuments of interest to my children.

If you look at the Google Map above, you will see our destinations.  Each blue pin is an anticipated stop, if you click on the pin, you will see the anticipated dates and activities.

I will be back soon to report on what is going on here in Morocco, but right now, I’m off to work on planning this extensive trip.

Heidi Raki of Raki's Rad Resources

 
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Posted by on May 18, 2013 in Travel

 

Vacation’s Finished

For the last 2 years, our family has been pretty much in high gear movement mode (with a few long weekends thrown in for sanity).  Before deciding to move to Morocco, I was finishing my Master’s Degree (which took it’s toll on EVERYONE in the family) and then I got pregnant with our youngest son, Sam (which also took it’s toll on EVERYONE in the family).  While pregnant, we decided to do an international move – here to Morocco, and life has been in high speed since, packing, moving, setting up house, starting the Raki’s Rad Resources Blog and Website, getting 2 kids settled into school in two new languages, have wonderful family come to visit, moving house again, tutoring, etc. etc.  We have been one BUSY family.  So, we decided to take 2 weeks in the south of Morocco to recharge our batteries before the new school year starts and we begin running again!

Here are some pictures of what we did for the last two weeks:

Camping in Agadir, Morocco   Camping in Agadir, Morocco  Camping in Agadir, Morocco

At our campsite

Waterfall Near Agadir, Morocco     Waterfall Near Agadir, Morocco   Waterfall Near Agadir, Morocco

At the waterfall

Agadir, Morocco   Agadir, Morocco    Agadir, Morocco

Amazing Scenery

Beach in Agadir, Morocco   Beach in Agadir, Morocco  Beach in Agadir, Morocco

At the Beach

Swimming in Agadir, Morocco   Swimming in Agadir, Morocco  Swimming in Agadir, Morocco

At the Pool & Aquatic Park

Historical sites near Agaidr, Morocco  Historical sites near Agaidr, Morocco  Historical sites near Agaidr, Morocco

At the Historic Sites

Animals of Agadir, Morocco     Animals of Agadir, MoroccoAnimals of Agadir, Morocco

The Animals

Right before we left, we talked as a family about what our favorite part of vacation was and here were the responses:

Sam – collecting rocks (okay, he can’t talk, but we spoke for him)

Zaiyd – finding lots of different places to swim

Kal – going to the waterfall

Mom (Heidi) – the beautiful scenery

Dad (Khalil) – the great neighbors we met from France

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Posted by on August 18, 2012 in Pictures of Morocco, Travel

 

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