Father and son travels: just the two of us

By Paul Yates In Travel

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31st January, 2013
About four years ago, my wife and I were contemplating a trip to the UK to see relatives, with some stop-offs along the way, when we worked out the cost was roughly equivalent to 1.3 new kitchens or 2.8 new bathrooms. Then my unselfish wife had the fantastic idea that I take the elder of my two sons. The rationale was this: he was a few months shy of his 12th birthday, so he was still able to travel on a child’s fare; he was old enough to appreciate the sights and be “manageable” in a busy city, and it was a great chance to share some one-on-one time with him before he entered puberty and started hating me and rolling his eyes at my bad jokes. ...

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