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By John Higham

Much greater than a commute narrative 360 levels Longitude: One Family’s trip worldwide is a glimpse at what it capacity to be a “global citizen”—a steadily altering view of the realm as noticeable in the course of the eyes of an American kinfolk 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 kids, a long time 8 and 11, to trip worldwide. during the subsequent fifty two weeks they crossed 24 time zones, visited 28 international locations and skilled a life of adventures.

Making their means the world over, the Highams stumbled on greater than simply diverse meals and cultures; additionally they discovered such various issues as a Chilean mall isn’t the easiest position to get your ears pierced, and that elephants get pleasure from plants simply up to the following individual. yet most significantly, they realized approximately one another, and simply how a lot a kin can climate in the event that they do it together.

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

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