You Took Your Children Where?

The Voelkel Family

Most families spend summers lining up outside the Smithsonian or battling crowds in Southern California. But there is a whole world out there to explore -- and it's never too early to start experiencing with the whole family. Husband-and-wife writer team Jon and Pamela Voelkel have been taking their family into spider-infested jungles and crumbling temples, through caves teeming with bats, and to the tops of remote pyramids in the rainforest since their youngest was just two years old.