In this podcast we speak to Jacqui and Daniel New about their family quarantine experience during COVID-19 pandemic. The New family recently arrived back in Australia after being quarantined in Bolivia for almost two months.
A nomadic family quarantine experience
Jacqui and Daniel have been world schoolers for the past four years. In a future episode, we’ll dive into how and why they first sold everything and left Australia. But as COVID-19 is still impacting so many travelers around the world, we wanted to hear this tale of escape and resilience.
This family quarantine story offers reflections on returning home and what traveling in the future will look like for them.
1:08 – Introduction
2:00 – Quarantine in Bolivia
5:30 – Standing out in Bolivia
7:45 – Journey back to Australia
11:13 – How the kids are handling it
12:11 – The temporary normal in Australia
15:09 – Perception of travel now
18:10 – Slow travel
19:46 – Working during quarantine
22:10 – Insights from experience
25:22 – Impact of future travel
28:10 – Last words
A full transcription of this episode is available here:
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