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- Eurotrip 1997: England, Wales, & the Netherlands
- Eurotrip 1999: France, Switzerland, Italy, & England
- Eurotrip 2002: Germany, Czech Republic, & Austria
Safaris to spot leopards and elephants, swimming in the Indian Ocean, sipping tea in the mountains, and several more!
The Red Sea is one of the top diving destinations in the world, but Saudi Arabia is a very restrictive country to get into. That alone would have made the trip memorable...but then things went south and the Saudi Coast Guard and a hospital got involved.
Highlights included tracing the steps of Indiana Jones into Petra, following Lawrence of Arabia into Wadi Rum, and floating in the Dead Sea.
We emersed ourselves in Istanbul, explored the white travertines of Pamukkale, and traced history through Laodikeia, Hierolopolis, and Cleopatra's Baths.
|The parking lot at the Blue Lagoon|
|Welcome to the Blue Lagoon|
|It's mineral water, don't get it in your eyes.|
|Yesterday, the lake wasn't frozen|
|Today, the ducks walk on ice|
|Hallgrim church & Leif Erikson|
|Art at Keflavik International Airport|
|The Continental Divide?|
|I can't get over how the blue sky only shows up in the reflection|
|Gullfoss, looking upstream|
|Gullfoss, looking downstream|
|Frozen mist at Gullfoss|
|The rare photo of Greg|
|Rainbow at Gullfoss waterfall|
|Icelandic horses on the drive|
|That's some red soil|
|Black sand beach at Eyrarbakki|
|See the flame by the lightpost?|
We're over two years in to our second tour in the Foreign Service with the US Department of State in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It's hard...