American Southwest Family Vacation

We followed historic Route 66 on our way to see the Grand Canyon, the Petrified Forest, the Painted Desert, plus much more in New Mexico and Arizona.

End of Tour Summary: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Here are our stories from two and a half years of living in Saudi Arabia while exploring the region.

Excursions to Oman

On two different trips, we strolled Muscat, hiked Wadi Shab, and sailed a dhow through the fjords of Musandam.

Our Expedition to Jordan

Highlights included tracing the steps of Indiana Jones into Petra, following Lawrence of Arabia into Wadi Rum, and floating in the Dead Sea.

Our Adventures in Sri Lanka

Safaris to spot leopards and elephants, swimming in the Indian Ocean, sipping tea in the mountains, and several more!

Tuesday, January 02, 2007


We decided to head to Ireland for New Year's festivities. Not sure why we expected the cloud cover over the Emerald Isle to be conducive to wasn't. Of course, all the pictures I have are during the daytime and the sky is blue, so I can't really complain.
Dublin's Christ Church Cathedral


Taking a double-decker bus to the Guinness factory
The entrance to the Guinness brewery
Your next pint of Guinness might taste like candy canes...or venison.
RRR is double-hoofing it tonight


Ha'penny Bridge, Dublin
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