Category Archives: Traveling abroad

Earthships

During our holiday family gathering in New Mexico, we took the opportunity to go visit the Earthship educational center.  We became interested in Earthships after we watched The Garbage Warrior, featuring eco architect Mike Reynolds. Here’s the definition of an … Continue reading

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Paris – Part Deux

Lest you think we are shallow people and spent all of our time eating and shopping in Paris amidst all of the fabulous museums, well, I’m here to tell you…um…well…um… We thought we were cultured people.  We like music and … Continue reading

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Bungee Jumping Reconsidered

As all of you no doubt have seen by now, there was a slight mishap at the Victoria Falls bungee jumping site this past New Year’s Eve.  Seems the 500,000th jump was one too many for the bungee cord and … Continue reading

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More hiking…???

What is it with Cape Townians? Every time we go there the residents want to take us on some brutal hike. You’d think we were in Colorado or something. The healthy trim bodies, flushed clear-skinned cheeks, positive can-do attitudes in … Continue reading

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Wine Tour – Hermanus

Next on our Cape Town adventure was a wine tour.  The designated day happened to be Ryan’s 22nd birthday, and what better way to celebrate it than to drink all of the free wine he wanted. Almost a year ago … Continue reading

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Shark Diving

Today was the pinnacle of Ryan and Eric’s Extreme Adventure in Africa.  They were going shark diving!  (With all of the special activities on this trip we figure we don’t have to buy Christmas or birthday presents for Ryan through … Continue reading

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Cape Town – Table Mountain

From Victoria Falls we took a South African Airways flight to Cape Town, with a short layover in Johannesburg.  Because Cape Town is one of the most gorgeous, interesting and happening places of the world, we had planned it for … Continue reading

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