Parrish explained how sand dunes are made, and how its practically impossible to replicate a sand dune with dump trucks and bobcats. There was something to see around every corner. What’s that, a snake?
It’s not quite a day at the beach, but far more educational. Just don’t tell the kids they learned something, otherwise they’ll insist on staying back in the room and playing video games next time.
I’ll have a full report in a two-part series on National Geographic Traveler’s Intelligent Travel blog soon.