Mr. Murphy can make a difference by appreciating different people and cultures.
Mr. Murphy enjoys learning about people, places, languages and cultures. He has decided to travel to interesting places around the world to learn new things. We will give you clues. See if you can answer the questions about Mr. Murphy’s travels.
Mr. Murphy’s first stop was the “Land Down Under”. Where is Mr. Murphy?
Australia In the movies and on TV, Australians are often seen participating in a very risky activity involving the largest reptiles in the world. Mr. Murphy decided to try it! What did Mr. Murphy do in Australia?
Mr. Murphy was looking for another adventure! He headed to the country of Nepal. Remember a few years ago we raised money to send girls to school? Those girls live in NEPAL! Mr. Murphy decided to climb the very, very high mountain peak there.
Mr. Murphy’s next stop was another island very close to Ireland. Where is Mr. Murphy now? Scotland Capital: Edinburgh
Mr. Murphy enjoys hearing the traditional music of Scotland in parades back home. He wanted to learn how to play the instrument this country is known for. What musical instrument did Mr. Murphy learn how to play?
While in Spain, Mr. Murphy couldn’t resist trying one of the best know Spanish customs. This popular Spanish sport involves one person and one animal. What is it? Bullfighting
Mr. Murphy traveled to the desert of Northern Africa. What desert is it? Sahara
While in the Sahara, Mr. Murphy decided to use the traditional form of transportation there. Because there are only a few major roads through the Sahara, and only a few places to stop for fuel or get repairs, this form of transportation is still used.
Mr. Murphy also learned about a different culture right here in our home town. He had NO Video Games! He had NO Computer! He had NO Cell Phones! He had NO electricity!!!! And he rode in a “buggy” instead of a car.
What culture did Mr. Murphy learn about here in our town? AMISH!!!