Tag Archives: adventure

Tongariro Alpine Crossing, NZ

Click on the photos in the gallery at the bottom of the page to view larger images. After two lovely days gallivanting around Wellington, we picked up our car and headed north on Highway 1. Driving on the wrong opposite … Continue reading

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Christmas in New Zealand

Well, we made it to New Zealand! We left Pago Pago, American Samoa at 9am on the 22nd for Auckland, New Zealand via Apia, Samoa, where we had a short layover before our 1pm flight to Auckland, NZ. We arrived … Continue reading

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This is (American) Samoa

After several frustratingly unsuccessful attempts to leave Ta’u, we finally made it to Tutuila on Sunday. We had a lovely two-day WorldTeach mid-service conference and now we are free to frolic about on the paved roads. Our first order of … Continue reading

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Moving out

I am taking a quick lunch break from packing/cleaning/stressing-out-about the house. We have a potential renter coming to look at it on Saturday so I’ve been trying to get it show-able all week. Getting the house ready this week has … Continue reading

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Where?

So far, when we tell people where we’re going, the first question we hear is not usually “what will you be doing” or “why do you want to do this” or even “but what will you do with your house?”. … Continue reading

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You may ask yourself “Well, how did I get here?”

In April or May of 2010, I stumbled on a link to the WorldTeach website while doing my weekly “I hate working in an office and not making a difference” search for long-term missionary and/or volunteer positions abroad. I had for many years … Continue reading

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