360 Degrees Longitude: One Family's Journey Around the World by John Higham

By John Higham

Much greater than a commute narrative 360 levels Longitude: One Family’s trip around the globe is a glimpse at what it skill to be a “global citizen”—a gradually altering view of the realm as visible during the eyes of an American relations 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 young ones, a while 8 and 11, to go back and forth all over the world. through the subsequent fifty two weeks they crossed 24 time zones, visited 28 nations and skilled a life of adventures.

Making their approach internationally, the Highams came across greater than simply varied meals and cultures; in addition they discovered such diversified issues as a Chilean mall isn’t the easiest position to get your ears pierced, and that elephants get pleasure from flora 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 renowned Google Earth as a praise to the narrative. utilizing your desktop you could spin the electronic globe to affix the journey biking via Europe, feeling the chilly stare of a delight of lions in Africa, and breaking down within the Andes. choked with images, video and textual content, the web 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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