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Rio de Janiero

So we made it. But barely. We figured that the week leading up to our departure would¬†automatically make it one of the top trips we’ve taken so far. Truth be … Continue reading

October 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Posada La Acacia, Morrocoy

Since Julieta, the owner of this posada, doesn’t have an account on Trip Advisor (she wants to keep things low-key) I thought I’d make a special post for her. A … Continue reading

March 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Parque Nacional Morrocoy

Last weekend we checked off one of our Venezuelan sight-seeing goals with our good friends from Seattle who had met us in Puerto Rico the week before. But they thought … Continue reading

March 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

Not-so-Carnaval in San Juan, Puerto Rico

We’re not much into noisy crowds and big parades so when 40 days before Easter rolls around, we’re looking to avoid the Mardi-Gras type of fun. The most Carnaval-loving city … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

Playa la Cinta Strikes Again

The street we live on, Calle la Cinta, is often running with water thanks to the less-than-adequate sewer system that some call Caracas. The water you see on the ground … Continue reading

January 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Margarita Island

A 35 minutes flight from the Caracas airport ¬†was where we relaxed and played during our Thanksgiving weekend. (Truth: door to door travel time was 5 hours on the way … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Playa la Cinta

Graham woke up this morning saying, “Mom, is this the sneaky sneaky Friday with no school?” It is. In fact, it’s a sneaky sneaky weekend. We were supposed to fly … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · 1 Comment

Mountain? Check. Beach? Check.

Within the first two weeks of being back, we managed to do two things that we failed to do at any time last year. 1. Hike on the Avila. 2. … Continue reading

August 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Siete Mares: Tranquilo y Chevere Epitomized

By Kat The photos above will largely speak for themselves, but I’ll include a short description too. At the end of August, to thank my mom for helping us to … Continue reading

October 3, 2012 · 1 Comment

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