Wanderlustress

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

Cleanbirth.org Morning Tea in Vientiane

Remember my post back in January to help raise money for Cleanbirth.org? Well since then, I have been volunteering as the organization’s Vientiane liaison and consultant. In this role, I … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · 2 Comments

Don’t Worry We’re Still Here!

…just super busy. Coming back to life in Vientiane after our vacation has been full on, with little time to post. Apologies to family and close friends for the lack … Continue reading

June 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Campervan Tour of South Island, NZ – Day 6

No, I did not save the best for last on purpose. Mother nature did. Shortly after passing Lake Pukaki, we reached one of the most picturesque spots on our 6 … Continue reading

May 18, 2013 · 7 Comments

Campervan Trip on South Island, NZ – Day 5

OK, I admit it. I started to get really pissed about all the rain and clouds we were getting. No matter how much I had declared that I would be … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

Campervan Trip on South Island, NZ – Day 4

I read somewhere during my campervan trip planning with kids to limit our daily driving distance to about 200km/124mi a day. We pushed the envelop on that piece of advice … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

Campervan Trip on South Island, NZ – Day 3

We could have stayed in Franz Joseph another day and hit the hot springs and just relax, but the prospects of even more beautiful scenery and possible clear skies as … Continue reading

May 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

Campervan Trip on South Island, NZ – Day 2

From Lake Pearson we drove over Arthur’s Pass is fog and rain down along the west coast of South Island to visit Franz Joseph Glacier. Much of the drive looked … Continue reading

May 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

Campervan Trip on South Island, NZ – Day 1

Before we get to how gorgeous South Island is, I thought I’d give you a little background into how this amazing adventure got started… The original plan for our 3-week … Continue reading

May 15, 2013 · 3 Comments

Wildlife and Wonders of Oz

The wildlife and natural wonders of Australia did not disappoint. One of the biggest highlights of our trip was seeing the little penguins at the Penguin Parade on Phillip Island. … Continue reading

May 11, 2013 · 5 Comments

The Open Seas of Oz

Even in the chill of autumn there is something wonderful about being near the open sea, made even more wonderful by how much it delighted the children. How endless undulating … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · 3 Comments

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