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Well, we are days from leaving and still don't have Mailens passport, yet not worried??!!! Have had it expedited so will call again tomorrow and trust for the best! Tomorrow is Mailens "gotcha" day-the day we arrived home with her from guatemala. Amazing to think she and I are headed back in just a matter of days! All I know is this trip will be far more amazing than I can imagine. I pray it gives us both an appreciation for all we have been given. ...
... waves reach hurricane force added to a shifting sand bars and weather conditions that change in 15 minutes makes for a very dangerous condition.
July 25 day 7 Today is the end of the journey. The one stop today is Fort Clatsop, the winter camp before Lewis & Clark made the trip bck to St. Louis . We learned that the fort took only two weeks to build and the corps spent a miserable wet and cold winter until the return home. The interesting display had a Clark family ...
My passport arrived and Mailen's did not...they needed a copy of the adoption decree! Yikes-i panicked ( which usually I do not do)! We were leaving in 3 weeks -would we get it?!! Fortunately after getting through to immigration office, I was told her US citizenship certificate would work! Much better news and so we sent off and had it expedited and should arrive next week!! Beautiful Guatemala here we ...
... for some cool morning shots.
We toured many places as the sun rose high and hot. Not quite as hot has the previous day but still warm enough to appreciate the AC in the truck.
After lunch at a new Mexican restaurant in town (not that good), we took a siesta then drove out north of town into the middle of wheat country to find this huge vineyard all alone amidst the hills of ...
... where we could see the Blue Mountains in the south and rolling hills all around. Wheat is just beginning to be harvested and it will all be sent overseas to Asia for noodles due to its gluten content. Not pasta or bread. Noodles!
We went to dinner tonight with Donna and Gary then home at a decent hour. Still adjusting to this hot weather.
Will be here another night and am going back out for more photo shoots tomorrow with Donna.
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