Day 199: Melbourne, Australia, and Les Miserables

Melbourne is truly a fascinating city.  Had there not been so many other fantastic locations to explore in Australia, we would have loved to extend our stay here and explore not only the city itself but many of the outlying areas. We were surprised by how much we loved Melbourne.  It’s a really friendly city with so much to see and do.  There are restaurants and shops everywhere, as well as a lot of museums and cultural venues, and a few beautiful historical sites as well.  We loved exploring the different cathedrals… Read More

Day 8: Mikayla’s First Adventure

Day 8 Mikayla’s Blog: What is an adventure? I believe an adventure is experiencing something new. Arriving in Mexico was just the beginning to a very long adventure for my family and me. It started out as just an idea, a dream long wished for, but soon grew to possible options, then fully emerged as a plan laid out for the next year and two months. The first real thrill and feeling of reality came when we jumped in the car at 5:15 am with all of our luggage, on the morning… Read More