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Cleansing In Honduras

Wednesday, February 21st, 2007

After leaving Alajuela we spent two more nights at Playa Hermosa, where we had already been 3 other times.  This has been one of our favorite spots on our entire trip and it seemed like a nice way to end our time in Costa Rica

The next day we headed for Nicaragua[read on]

First 8 Days of Backpacking

Monday, January 29th, 2007

On the 21st we left our van parked at our apartment in Alajuela, and walked off into the neighborhood to catch a bus to town.  We left with 1 backpack, 1 diaper bag and each of the kids had a small backpack of their own with the toys and books we are bringing with us.  The rest is in the van and we wont see it again for another 3 or 4 weeks as we are going to backpack through Panama. [read on]


Saturday, January 20th, 2007
We don’t have anything major to report, just a few small updates on various subjects. We went to the doctor with Julian and his foot is much better. They took another x-ray and the doctor says things look good. He’s not ... [Continue reading this entry]

Costa Rica and the Fax Machine

Thursday, January 18th, 2007
Who knew that Costa Ricans are facsimile challenged?  It all started with William’s application for Kindergarten.  William will be starting school in September and we needed to send in his enrollment application.  We had all the forms prepared ... [Continue reading this entry]

Waiting for the X-Ray

Saturday, January 13th, 2007

When we started writing our blog we wanted to have 2 to 3 entries every week. In the past the problem wasn’t lack of ideas and stories, but lack of internet access. Now it’s different. We have wireless ... [Continue reading this entry]

Yes they are gone!

Tuesday, January 9th, 2007
After 26 days and 13 hours the in-laws went home again. And let me tell you something: They were ready! When we got up at 6 in the morning they were both fully dressed waiting with their ... [Continue reading this entry]

Big Bad German!

Tuesday, January 9th, 2007
If you are following our blog regularly, you might have read already that I had another awesome Central American experience. During our travel in Central America we have always made a ... [Continue reading this entry]

Honestly Amazing & Awesome

Friday, January 5th, 2007
Both Matthias and I write our blog entries. We’ve heard from several readers that it is not always apparent when you begin to read who is writing. We’ve figured out a few clues to help out with this ... [Continue reading this entry]


Friday, January 5th, 2007
After doing nothing for nearly a week and a half we decided to get out of the house and take the parental units on a trip to Monteverde, a cloud forest ... [Continue reading this entry]

Happy New You

Monday, January 1st, 2007
Julian is now almost 2½ years old.  This morning sitting at the breakfast table he proudly announced “Happy New You!”  This wasn’t a reference to anyone’s New Year’s resolutions.  It is just the wonderful way in which kids ... [Continue reading this entry]