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Ethiopia – Part III (Gonder, Bahir Dar, and a few final words)

We were late getting off the mountain, delayed by the tire experience, and by the time we got back to Gonder, only had like an hour and a half to see what we wanted to see. Gonder. Gonder is a … Continue reading

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Ethiopia – Part II (Aksum and the Simien Mountains)

Moving along. Aksum. The morning after our day in Lalibela, we hopped a short flight to Aksum. Aksum was one of the biggest surprises for me on the trip. All I knew (or all that I really heard maybe…hey, I’ve … Continue reading

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Ethiopia – Part I (Some thoughts, Addis and Lalibela)

This was going to be such an epically long post, that I had to break it into three. We just got back from Ethiopia. Yeah, I know, I would have said the same thing if someone told me they were … Continue reading

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Madrid, Galicia and Asturias…

I just got home after being away for 17 days. 17 days is sort of a long time. The first two weeks I was in Madrid for a very super-intense training course. By very super intense, I mean I left … Continue reading

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Oviedo

A while back I had talked about being hospitaleros. Well, not too terribly long after that weekend course, we found out that we were assigned to an albergue in Ponferrada for the first half of July. Ponferrada is about 330 … Continue reading

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Weekend in Tuscany: A Photo Post

I’ve slacked off again. We had a wonderful quick trip to Tuscany following the wedding. Here are some shots.

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Our Portugal “Pre-honeymoon”

During the school year, we need to plan any extended vacations around the school calendar. That means two weeks at Christmas, a week and a half at Spring Break, and dozens of miscellaneous scattered holidays that sometimes fall on a … Continue reading

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