Wanderlustress

Life in Laos through the lens of a diplomatic wife raising twin toddlers.

Monthly Archives: May, 2012

Freshly Pressed!!!

Holy Cow! Wanderlustress has just been Freshly Pressed!!! I’ll spare you the Oscar speech. I’m too stunned to write one this very minute anyway. There it is, my Sossuvlei Dunes … Continue reading

May 31, 2012 · 33 Comments

Travel Theme: Street Markets – Uzbekistan

Many of us get so excited about the weekly themed photo challenge by WordPress at The Daily Post that the intrepid Ailsa at “Where’s my backpack?” decided to start a … Continue reading

May 30, 2012 · 11 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer – Mexico

It’s definitely summer when you can blow up a kiddie pool and entertain the kids for an entire afternoon. They are just so happy being in a different play environment, … Continue reading

May 25, 2012 · 15 Comments

5-Weeks Until Departure

Yes, five weeks left so I might start thinking out loud here more and more and bore you with the logistics of preparing a move overseas. But I’m doing it … Continue reading

May 24, 2012 · 4 Comments

Learning Lao Update

Remember when I mentioned that reading Lao was dreaded? Well I STILL dread it but at least I can better stomach longer narratives now… A little reminder as to why … Continue reading

May 23, 2012 · 5 Comments

How I Got To Sin City

As a mother of twins in my mid-40′s my partying days are most definitely over, but reading The.Ego.Tripper‘s post “What A Party!” triggered some reminiscence of my time in Singapore … Continue reading

May 21, 2012 · 7 Comments

When Home Feels This Good

Yesterday was so beautiful and enjoyable it felt like we were on vacation somewhere far away even though it was just a typical weekend day at home. Hope you’re all … Continue reading

May 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: Hands – Tanzania

We had been bush camping for 10 days heading deeper into western Tanzania on our way to Katavi National Park. After a long bumpy drive through rough roads fighting tsetse … Continue reading

May 18, 2012 · 10 Comments

Preparing for 36 Dreaded Hours

I want to apologize for posting only pictures without much narrative recently. It seems like all of a sudden my brain has decided to devote itself solely to getting the … Continue reading

May 17, 2012 · 6 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Blue – Turkey

See my other Weekly Photo Challenge submissions: Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrast – Uzbekistan Weekly Photo Challenge: Unusual – Uzbekistan Weekly Photo Challenge: Through – Turkey Weekly Photo Challenge: Arranged – … Continue reading

May 14, 2012 · 6 Comments

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