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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

Back from Vacation with a Weekend Away

Now that we’re back from Winter Break and back into the school routine, we’ll pick up the pace a bit on this whole blog thing. Last Friday there was a … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Small World Moment of the Summer

We spent the final three weeks of our summer break on the beautiful north shore of Nova Scotia. One lovely summer afternoon we were driving through the village of Malagash … Continue reading

September 5, 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

Semana Santa in Panamá

Kat’s family came to visit for Spring Break and we headed to Panamá for 5 days. We checked out the old Spanish part of Panamá City called Casco Viejo, and … Continue reading

April 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Chilean Bodies of Water

Good ol’ water. Let’s start with the practical: cool, clean, from the tap. It was a refreshing change from the tap water in Venezuela that many refuse to use even … Continue reading

January 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Forests of Chile

Parque Nahuelbuta was the first forest we visited in Chile. It’s a coastal range that is home to both the last virgin stand of Araucaria (Monkey Puzzle) trees and quite possibly the oldest Araucaria tree … Continue reading

January 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

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