In the last weeks, we have come and gone from La Paz, our first major city in Bolivia. It was mostly an event for paperwork. When we went entered the country we were only granted a 30-day Visa. This is fairly typical, and we needed … Continue readingLa Paz: Discovering the Moon and the Highest Cable Cars in the World
It is a week for great celebrations for our family nomads. We have officially reached our one year anniversary as family nomads! With it, come so many reflections on life, choices, and circumstances. Moving into our “van”, saying adios to a traditional life, and throwing all … Continue readingRevelations from 1 Year as Family Nomads
It’s never easy to make a post like this. Even when the right words are swirling around in my head, they never come out right on paper (or screen). Putting it into words makes it all too real. On Saturday, on our way out of … Continue readingAn Unexpected Farewell to our Nomadic Dog, Dante
#Vanlife, Home Life, or Backpacker Life?! This past week has been a strange whirlwind and a topsy-turvy twirl of lifestyles. As you already know, we primarily live the #vanlife… living a minimalism lifestyle from the back of our Landruiser and in tents with a healthy … Continue reading#Vanlife, Home Life, or Backpacker Life?!
The Gift of the Huacachina Dunes In vast, open spaces the wind hums across the sand, singing to the heavens above. The grains leap into the air and swirl around his toes, fingers, cheeks, and finally the curls of his hair. His face sparkles with … Continue readingThe Gift of the Huacachina Dunes
I thought history wasn’t for kids. I thought it wasn’t for me either. Even my husband will say how much he loathed history classes in school.The Inca Palace ruins in Peru teach us something different. History is more than a faded photograph, or a story … Continue readingPlaying HideNSeek in the Inca Palace Ruins of Peru
Colors of yellow and orange drift through the sky reaching out their stems to clutch one last ray of glistening warmth. Daylight seeps from the heavens through the growing stretch between the sky bound branches. Beneath our feet, crackle the fallen pigment-free remnants of a … Continue readingThe Truth About Birthdays for Our Nomadic Kids
Are We Nomads?? Are we nomads? Are we hippies? Vegabonds? Gypsies? Travellers? Worldschoolers? Maybe a little bit of some, less of others, and not enough of any to be defined by a single one. This is the point of this existence: to reach beyond the … Continue readingAre We Nomads?
Only Kindness Matters: Hospitals and Hospitality in Ecuador. Kindness. By definition: character marked by ethical characteristics, pleasant disposition, and a concern for others. Compassion, generosity, hospitality, tolerance, understanding, philanthropy, unselfishness. Only Kindness Matters There is a song that was a favorite of mine, many years … Continue readingOnly Kindness Matters
After 90 Days of #Vanlife Have we really been on the road for 3 months?! There is so much to see, do and experience in Ecuador! I think we easily could have made the first country on our indefinite road trip, a half year stretch. … Continue reading#Vanlife After 90 Days