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What do you do when you are staying with a family in a foreign country where only the two adults know how to speak English and the two kids (Kevin 7...

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We are in Amsterdam!  It’s amazing to see so much water and canals that run through the city.  In addition to the many tall, narrow houses, many people have house boats...

It seems as if one can’t drive in Iceland for more than 15 minutes without seeing waterfalls.  I have this crazy obsession with water so personally, I’m fascinated!  Whether it’s the...

There’s a lot to think about when traveling for a year. As I’ve said before, I thought I had covered my bases fairly well. In the end I still think I’ve...

Camille lived in a patch of sunflowers that grew so high they were higher than him! One day a man came to town.  He told everyone his name was Vincent Van...

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Van Gogh, a very famous painter. It seems like everybody knows who he is.  A museum captures all of his paintings and puts them on display. The Van Gogh museum is where...

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 Go to Reyjkavik Zoo and Family Park – it has fun rides and games.  My favorite part was jumping on the inflatable pillow. Go glacier hiking.  You use a pick ax...

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About half the nation of Iceland believes in elves & trolls. Iceland has a ton of hot springs. The hot springs are hot from the geothermal energy – the energy beneath...

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It wasn’t the day my turning ten year olds were asking for.  Actually, it was precisely what they weren’t asking for.  What they wanted was what every double digit turning ten...

Bouncing on the moss fields near Thingvellir.

I loved every bit of Iceland! The different shades of green, the mountains, and the waterfalls are all spectacular.  I’m so excited that I’m going to Amsterdam but sad that I’m...