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Quito

Yesterday we managed to visit 2 museums (one tiny) and 2 churches with plenty of downtime at the apartment. Still trying to acclimate to our new altitude and life! The National Musuem was quite modern and progressive with well displayed exhibits and some interactive bits. Indigenous culture was prominently portrayed. We saw a temporary show […]

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Things I can not wait to see!

Here is a list of things that I can not wait to see. London Heathrow International Airport Dubai International Airport The Olympics Hawaii

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First full day

Today was our first full day abroad and we kept it intentionally slow due to lack of sleep and altitude. We got in late (landed at 10:45 local time but felt an hour later) last night and crashed at a hotel near the airport. We were all a bit amused (kids confused too) to discover […]

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Packing, and packing up

Packing for the trip turned out to be far easier than packing up the house. Though we’re leaving the house furnished, cleaning out our personal stuff took far more work than I anticipated. Even after selling, donating, or recycling countless items, there was still an embarrassing amount of trash that had to go out. Save […]

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And we are off!

Sending this from our first flight! I may be feeling nostalgic already! Watching Good Will Hunting on the plane and drinking Dunkin’.