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By John Higham

Much greater than a commute narrative 360 levels Longitude: One Family’s trip world wide is a glimpse at what it skill to be a “global citizen”—a gradually altering view of the area as obvious during the eyes of an American family members of four.

After greater than a decade of making plans, John Higham and his spouse September bid their high-tech jobs and suburban lives goodbye, packed up their domestic and set out with teenagers, a long time 8 and 11, to shuttle all over the world. throughout the subsequent fifty two weeks they crossed 24 time zones, visited 28 nations and skilled a life of adventures.

Making their means internationally, the Highams came upon greater than simply varied meals and cultures; additionally they realized such assorted issues as a Chilean mall isn’t the easiest position to get your ears pierced, and that elephants enjoy vegetation simply up to the subsequent individual. yet most significantly, they realized approximately one another, and simply how a lot a relatives can climate in the event that they do it together.

360 levels Longitude employs Google’s wildly well known Google Earth as a praise to the narrative. utilizing your computing device you could spin the electronic globe to hitch the journey biking via Europe, feeling the chilly stare of a satisfaction of lions in Africa, and breaking down within the Andes. filled with pictures, video and textual content, the web Google Earth spouse provides a measurement impossible with mere paper and ink. Fly over the terrain of the Inca path or drill all the way down to see the majesty of the Swiss Alps—without leaving the relaxation of your chair.

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