Day 366: Time Flies…One Year Already!

Unbelievable! Today, June 16th, marks our Round the World one year anniversary! It’s difficult to believe a whole year has passed, and yet here we are in Vienna, Austria, making plans for our return.  Over the last few days, I’ve been putting together a “Year in Review” with photos and commentary, but as I progressed, I realized it would take much longer than I anticipated.  Perhaps I will save that for our return. In the meantime, as I was reflecting on the past year, I was reminded of God’s goodness to us in… Read More

Danny in Cairo

We first flew into Cairo at about 6:00 a.m. which had to mean it was an early morning flight or an overnight flight which was very tiring for me (I snored away on the plane.)  We met a woman named Leila (Lay-la,) who was our tour guide for Cairo.  She picked us up at the airport. We drove into town, and got Falafel which is a patty of deep fried chick peas in bread.  I didn’t like it very much, so I just ate the bread. We then drove to a museum and studied the… Read More

Day 299: Ancient Egypt and the Pyramids

Egypt!  It’s been a dream of mine for years.  I can’t explain exactly why, but ever since I began homeschooling Mikayla and Ryan in first grade, and teaching them about ancient civilizations and the Egyptians, my desire to visit the Pyramids of Giza was ignited and has grown ever since. I’m not the only one.  All of the kids seemed to have this destination at the top of their list of places to go and things to do when we discussed potential itineraries.  Ancient civilizations fascinate them as well. At the very start,… Read More