Great American Western Road Trip: Summer 2018

4 weeks, 3 kids, 1 van, 16 different lodgings, 5400+ miles, 12+ National or State Parks and Monuments adds up to 1 Epic Adventure.

American Southwest Family Vacation 2017

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.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Cooking with Gas - International Adapters

We have an American propane grill that we took with us to Saudi Arabia, only to discover that we couldn't find a suitable attachment to fit the local gas bottles to our grill. When we moved to Cyprus and could get the smaller canisters (and thus a different fitting), I found something that would work online.Well, it should have worked…


Sunday, April 15, 2018

Spring Break 2018 Summary - Lebanon and Israel

Our kids get two weeks off for spring break, so we decided that we'd visit Lebanon during the first week, make a quick pit-stop at our home in Cyprus, then visit Israel during the second week. It worked out pretty well.

Monday, April 02, 2018

Lebanon - Baalbek, Anjar, and Ksara

The first day of our visit to Lebanon took us west to the Roman ruins in Baalbek, the Ummayad ruins in Anjar, and to Lebanon's oldest winery in Ksara. We finished the day out on the town with friends in  Beirut.
Temple of Bacchus in Baalbek

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