Posted September 22, 2012  /   By Adam and Amanda  /  0 Comments

The next stop on our road trip was St. Petersburg, Florida.  Adam’s niece Callie was renewing her vows to Brian, after marrying a year ago in a civil ceremony.  The first night there, after the rehearsal, they had a party in one of the beach front rooms to celebrate Adam’s father’s 75th birthday.  It was …

Read More →

Savannah, Georgia


Posted September 9, 2012  /   By Adam and Amanda  /  0 Comments

Adam’s parents’ good friends from their days in New Orleans, Joan and Gary, run a wonderful Bed & Breakfast in Savannah called Joan’s on Jones.  They were very kind to let us stay in two beautifully decorated rooms at the B&B during our visit.  We had a great time catching up with them and hearing …

Read More →

Charleston, South Carolina


Posted   /   By Adam and Amanda  /  0 Comments

After our visit with my family in Virginia, we headed to Charleston, South Carolina to meet up with Adam’s parents.  They had always wanted to see Charleston and Savannah and since our niece was about to get married in Florida, they decided to make a trip of it down the east coast and we came …

Read More →

Virginia Beach, Virginia


Posted   /   By Adam and Amanda  /  0 Comments

During our international travel “intermission,” I had an opportunity to spend time with my parents and two older brothers where I grew up in Virginia Beach.  And since I’m normally home only for rushed holiday visits, this was a rare occasion to be able to hang out with my childhood best friend, Amanda Lynn, my …

Read More →

Washington DC


Posted   /   By Adam and Amanda  /  0 Comments

After almost four months on the road, we planned a return to the US for what we like to call “Intermission.”  My father was having knee replacement surgery and we had several celebrations of family and friends that were coincidentally around the same time on the east coast. Departing from Jordan, Adam continued his travels …

Read More →

Leaving San Francisco

Looking Back at the Golden Gate Bridge

Posted March 7, 2012  /   By Adam and Amanda  /  2 Comments

San Francisco.  The name evokes a lot of memories for a lot of people.  The Golden Gate Bridge.  The most European city in the States.  Progressive politics and cutting-edge tech.  It is all of these things…but for Amanda and I, it brings up a different set of memories.  San Francisco is the place we fell …

Read More →