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Fierce Invalids in Hot Climates Amber and Jerad chronicle their life-changing journey from Napa Valley wine snobs to globe-exploring vegabonds

Quick Update

IRELAND | Wednesday, 6 Aug 2008 | Views [608] | Comments [5]

As per Big Bro Randy's request, here is a quick update on where we are.  I am sorry this is a short blog, my computer time is about to run out:(. After Italy, we truly enjoyed visiting Jerad's French family in the South of France.  Then we were off ... Read more >

Gallery: Italy

ITALY | Sunday, 20 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Bells Will Ring Ding-a-ling-a-ling in La Morra

ITALY | Friday, 11 Jul 2008 | Views [1430] | Comments [5]

Amber and I are finally settling nicely into Italy.  We are spending five days relaxing in a tiny mountain village of La Morra soaking up the local culture, eating too much, and just enjoying each other.  Our 2 year anniversary is tomorrow and we are ... Read more >

A Couple Continents and Many Happenings

SOUTH AFRICA | Wednesday, 9 Jul 2008 | Views [967] | Comments [4]

Sorry this has taken so long to get out to everyone who likes to keep an eye on their traveling duo, but it is amazing that once you get out of asia and africa and into Europe, it becomes amazingly difficult to upload photos, use the internet, and get ... Read more >

Gallery: Greece

GREECE | Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA | Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Where in the World are Jerad and Amber?

SOUTH AFRICA | Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | Views [870] | Comments [5]

Hello Loved and Missed Ones, This is going to be a very short blog (due to the fact we are heading off to the airport soon).  I did feel that some of you may want atleast a quick update and know where we are.  I will blog about our positive and enjoyable ... Read more >

All is well

USA | Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | Views [806] | Comments [5]

Hello All, The computers have been fighting me on putting any of the pictures up, so sorry this blog won't come with pictures. But that just means you get Hello All,      The computers have been fighting me on putting any of the pictures up, so sorry ... Read more >

Gallery: Tanzania

TANZANIA | Friday, 30 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

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An Inevidible Bump In the Road

USA | Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | Views [989] | Comments [4]

It has been crazy since leaving our safari and heading for the orphanage.  I will try and just give you the short facts and leave the emotional narrative to Amber.  We arrived at an orphanage with no kids which was Amber's sole reason for doing to program.... Read more >


TANZANIA | Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | Views [851] | Comments [3]

Well Amber and I survived the long and exhausting trip from Nepal to Nairobi and are now back from our wildlife safari.  We are currently in Arusha Tanzania and head for the Camp La No Che orphanage tomorrow.  I know they have email somewhere so hopefully ... Read more >

A Blog and Then Some

USA | Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | Views [737] | Comments [6]

Jambo All, I am going to try to do this without confusing you all. The following was a blog I tried to post a few days ago, and before I was finally able to get the pictures up...so enjoy: (Oh, and after I will give a true up-to-date blog.... Read more >

They Say the Gem in the Lotus is Buddha, but Maybe its Just Nepal

NEPAL | Friday, 2 May 2008 | Views [1526] | Comments [4]

So since it has been  so long and so much has happened I think I will let Amber do the majorty of the blogging on this subject.  What I will say is this Nepal and Pohkara in particular are places everyone should see in their life time.  Hiking the Himilaya ... Read more >

Tapping Into my Buddha Nature

NEPAL | Tuesday, 29 Apr 2008 | Views [571] | Comments [1]

Namaste All (which other than also meaning hello and good bye here in Nepal, it more often translates to "I honor the devine within you", which I enjoy.)   OK, so here is a quick run down:      This is not going to be a blog, just a "... Read more >

Gallery: Can't Get Enough of Nepal

NEPAL | Tuesday, 22 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Paradise of Country and Conciousness

USA | Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | Views [744]

So we have been in Nepal for about 3 weeks now and I can truly say it is amazing.  We have gone from rafting amazing rivers to climbing Himilayan peaks.  This is a definite must for anyone wanting to experience a complete change from the norm in travel.... Read more >

I Think I Can, I Think I can, I Think I Can...

NEPAL | Monday, 14 Apr 2008 | Views [1366] | Comments [4]

   Oh Nepal, glorious Nepal.  I am in heaven here and truly enjoying all that Nepal has to offer.  The people are so sweet, mellow and know how to have a good laugh.  After learning that how you say "how are you" in Nepal (Khanu-boyo), its literal ... Read more >

Gallery: Nepal

NEPAL | Sunday, 13 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Glorious Nepal

NEPAL | Sunday, 30 Mar 2008 | Views [739] | Comments [5]

We are now in Nepal and are loving it.  We crossed the border without incedent and travelled to Lumbini.  This is the birthplace of the Buddha and there is a beautiful garden surrounded by prayer flags where pilgrims come to meditate.  It was a wonderful ... Read more >

India; A Land of Collision

USA | Sunday, 30 Mar 2008 | Views [593]

So I thought I would take a second and share some final thoughts on my trip to India now that we are in Nepal.  To me India is a country confounded by collisions.  It sits at the colliding point of the ancient and the modern, three major religions, wilderness ... Read more >

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