Graduates Visit Cuenca

Mark and Kerry, our niece and nephew on Evelyn’s side, both visited us in Cuenca in June. When they graduated from the university, we offered them a trip to South America as a gift. Mark actually graduated with a BS in Biology four years ago (and again with an MBA this month), while Kerry graduated […]

Kerry Jones, the Graduate

It has been four years since we last visited California. This time we came to attend our favorite niece’s graduation from UC Santa Barbara. Kerry graduated with high honors in Chemistry/Biochemistry. She will be starting her Ph.D. program in Organic Chemistry at UC Berkeley, ranked one of the top programs in the world, next month (July 2018). We […]

Cyprus 6 – Evelyn’s Birthday

Today was Evelyn’s birthday, and it turned out to be quite eventful (but remember that we never ask a woman how old she is…).  As we were driving from the village of Vouni to Paphos in Cyprus this morning, we saw some goats in a field, and decided to stop to photograph them.  Every time […]

Evelyn’s First Solo Exhibition

Lynda with her new painting from the Parada de Bus series How many people will come to Evelyn’s reception?  That was a question that plagued us for weeks. How much food and wine do we prepare?  We have been to some art show receptions where only a handful of people showed up.  We were advised to […]

Evelyn Solo Art Show Announcement

Evelyn is opening her first solo art show this week!  Her first (and only prior) show was in July, 2014, where she exhibited with two other artists. 19 months later, she is having her second show, and this time as the only artist.  Not only that, but she is exhibiting at Galería Larrazábal, an exclusive […]

Another Senior Moment

Evelyn blows out the candle on her special dessert cake Burt turned 65 in February.  Evelyn caught up today, so she now qualifies for the Ecuadorian term of Tercera Edad or Anciano, meaning she is now in her Third Life (aka Senior Citizen).  In Ecuador, that is a major milestone, which qualifies for half price […]

Wineries and Cooking Class

We wrapped up a four day stay in Mendoza, Argentina today by taking a cooking class at the Familia Zuccardi winery in Maipu.  We started by making bread dough, then making stuffed bread after it has risen for awhile.  To be honest, our first bread was pretty dense and not very good… 🙁  We also […]

Walking and Tango in Buenos Aires

We were joined in Buenos Aires yesterday by Evelyn’s sister, Pauline and her friend, Amy (upper left image above). We spent much of their first day on a Free City Walk tour of the Recoleta neighborhood of Buenos Aires, starting at Teatro Colón and ending at the well known Recoleta Cemetery. We learned fun and […]

Carnaval Ambato

Flambé dinner our first night in Ambato It took us 12 hours of driving yesterday to end up at Black Sheep Inn — an isolated vegetarian eco-lodge that had gotten rave reviews.  Suffice it to say that our reviews were not as high, and that we left early to arrive in Ambato today…  We have […]

Photo Galleries

At the top of this page is a menu that will take you to a variety of galleries showing our favorite images.

The most recent galleries include our recent trips to Thailand, Sri Lanka, Iran, Jordan, Israel and Egypt. You can see all our favorite images from our 2019 travel here: