My little group of women and I lingered in that air conditioned gift shop for as long as possible, no 1 wanted to get back onto that hot and sticky bus for the ride home
I thought that chaperoning my daughter’s fourth grade class field trip would be an fantastic experience, however i was looking forward to spending some extra time with my daughter, meeting her classmates and participating in the tour of a historical fort. I didn’t realize that the fort was situated over an hour away and that we’d be traveling by school busâ€¦ Although all of us headed out at 8 o’clock in the morning, the outside temperature was already 85 degrees, then the bus was not equipped with any style of air conditioning, and for safety purposes, the windows only open about 2 inches. They brought in very little air, and the bus was horribly hot. It was also harshly aged and bounced us all over the locale, then by the time all of us arrived at the fort, several of the adolescents were carsick and I was dealing with a raging headache. I then discovered that the tour of the fort is very outdoors. For the majority of the time, all of us were exposed to direct sunlight. The adolescents were hot, bored, cranky and most of them ended up sunburned. The only air conditioned section was the gift shop. My little group of women and I lingered in that air conditioned gift shop for as long as possible, no 1 wanted to get back onto that hot and sticky bus for the ride home. I can’t imagine who thought it would be a good plan to send a group of adolescents to an outdoor fort in the middle of July. I’m sure there’s an indoor, air conditioned aquarium or math museum in closer proximity.