Remember back in March when we spent a bitter cold day outside of UB welcoming the Mongolian/Kazakh eagle hunters to the big city? Well, I said it back then and again over the summer, “wouldn’t it be great to go to the Altai Mountains in the far, far West of Mongolia to see the REAL thing?” I mean, after seeing videos of the real event, how could I not want to go? Continue reading “Go West!”
And in the blink of an eye, Luca is 8. How did that happen? Wasn’t he just this little yesterday? Here’s to 8 my bookworm, fact-loving, funny, and silly first-born. Don’t change for a moment … well, except on those … Continue reading 8!
So we went to Bhutan. Yep. Bhutan. Oh, you haven’t heard of it? It’s that little, hidden, off the beaten track kingdom nested snuggly in the Himalayas bordering India to the South and China to the North. Continue reading “The Thunder Dragon Kingdom”
No, we did not see a real honey badger (Honig Dachs for my German readers) when we escaped to a much needed tropical vacation last week. Continue reading “The Honey Badger Vacation”
I’ll admit it, when we first learned we would be moving to the coldest capital city in the world, I was a tad bit concerned how to best brave the cold. Continue reading “Braving the Cold”