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Jessica Drollette
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Feynan Ecolodge, Jordan: hiking with Bedouin goats, all-you-can-drink tea, candles and quiet
Thanks to the Jerusalem Marathon closing the main streets, the Consulate was closed on Friday and we had a nice 3-day weekend. Where to go? “Let’s go to Jordan!” Feynan Ecolodge Our friend, we’ll call her Sunny-D, suggested the Feynan Ecolodge in the Dana B...
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Weekend in Nazareth: Convents, Kanafeh, Mosaics and Toe-Nibbling Fishes
Enjoying his goaty coffee and a sunny plaza with the Basilica behind him Jerusalem is a good weather post. Hubby and I have decided that Good Weather and Good Coffee are 2 requirements we have for choosing our next posting. We are now adding Affordable Trav...
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Hiking Nahal Katlav in the Judean Hills
Hubby and I had a free day on Saturday last weekend and we needed some fresh air, some dirt and some hills to climb. It was time to drive our little car out of town for a hike (queue the angels singing)! Nahal Katlav is listed as a Top 10 Hike near Jerusale...
Hiking Nahal Katlav in the Judean Hills
Hiking Nahal Katlav in the Judean Hills
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Shalom from Jerusalem
Hi Friends, Shalom from Jerusalem!!! The perfect window seat near Lion Gate in the Old City It’s been a while and I apologize for the long gap in blog posts. Hubby and I spent the last year in Baghdad working in the US Embassy. Yes, we both went, I was the ...
Shalom from Jerusalem
Shalom from Jerusalem
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Parting Thoughts
John and I were recently asked to sum up our thoughts on the last 2 years in Guatemala. Here's what we published in the Embassy Newsletter. We are still in denial that it is time to leave already... Top 5 Countdown: What surprised you the most about Guatema...
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El Wayeb’ with Rigoberta
Like so many adventures in Guatemala, today started out beautifully, slowly morphed into a wild goose chase, and then suddenly we were exactly where we wanted to be having a once-in-a-lifetime experience.  The email Mushy sent us read,  " Hey there,  One of...
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Lake Atitlan, Volcan San Pedro, San Pedro La Laguna and San Juan La Laguna
Toliman and Atitlan As Employees of the Government, all-caps, very important sounding, we get American holidays off while we're living in Guatemala. Which is awesome because we can take a 3 day weekend and never have to worry about long lines of holiday wee...
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Panama - Boquete
 Mountains and river outside Boquete Old truck at the coffee farm After a few days at the beach we were so ready to cool off in the mountains. We took a boat to the big island, another boat to the mainland and then got on a private shuttle bus run by a popu...
Panama - Boquete
Panama - Boquete
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Panama - Bocas del Toro
Aaaaahhhhh the beaches... Still amazingly not sun burned So we decided to go to Panama for our R&R trip (R&R in State Dept speak is Rest and Relaxation to get away from the hardship of living in Guatemala, they pay for a trip back to the US or to another co...
Panama - Bocas del Toro
Panama - Bocas del Toro
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Hubby's Mom Comes to Guate
Chops, me and Suegrita When we got assigned to Guatemala we played a little guessing game to name the people we thought were most likely to come visit us: among our adventurous friends we guessed Hubby's Mom (we'll call her Suegrita which means "little moth...
Hubby's Mom Comes to Guate
Hubby's Mom Comes to Guate
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