Our Adventures in Sri Lanka

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

Our Nile Cruise

Starting in Cairo, we sailed to Luxor, Edfu, Kom Ombo, and Aswan.

Trouble at Sea: Our Red Sea Dive Trip in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia

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.

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.

Discovering Turkey

We emersed ourselves in Istanbul, explored the white travertines of Pamukkale, and traced history through Laodikeia, Hierolopolis, and Cleopatra's Baths.

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Fasching 2009

Our town celebrated Fasching, known elsewhere as Carnival or Mardi Gras. Lots of floats blasting hilarious euro-pop and lots of Haribo gummy candy being through out. We walked our dog up to see the parade, and while he's still a bit young and the parade was loud, I think he did okay.

And then there was that one float that wen by playing a song with the lyrics "McDonalds, McDonalds, Kentucky Fried Chicken and a Pizza Hut!"



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