Travel Blogs from Lake Elmo
... I will use this blog to document my activities as I continue to get ready for China.
I want to thank my family, friends and my academic advisors who have supported me as I completed my application. I appreciate having you standing behind me in my decisions. I am so blessed to have you all. Thank you!
“Adventure is a path. Real adventure – self-determined, self-motivated, often ...
... we will take the midnight flight to Lima. While waiting, mom and I went "out" for dinner at a Cuban restaurant. We ate yuca, fried chicken, fried fish, spanish rice and plantains. The food was only ok but for the taste the price should be lower.
During the plane ride I like sitting by the window and seeing the view when we are in the clouds I took two pictures.
I don't want to bore you guys so I'll add more when I get to Lima.
... the appointment for later in the afternoon and I dutifully go. They put drops in my eyes and after twenty minutes of waiting, the doctor charges in. He's young, and in a big rush. He, at least, tells me what he's looking for as he hurriedly shines a bright light into my eyes: retinal tears or detachment. Apparently any problems with the retina show up as light. "No tears. Your retinas look fine," he tells me. "Have you noticed any new floaters lately?" As a matter of fact, I had. ...
Today, we are sleeping at carters house. Maeve and
Carter are playing an intense game of chess. Maeve is losing by carter.Sarah and
carter wrote the last sentence,but we are right!
~Carter, Maeve and Sarah
... This temple covers deities from all four directions. The priest was reading mantras by using an Ipad, was a sight to see him slide the screens!
The havans were neatly exhausted to ensure no smoke is out - US way. Got to see all abhishekams[milk, honey, tulsi water etc] performed on Lord Vishnu's big deity. Saw even US folks praying inside the temple.
Walked out contented