Walla Walla Super 8 Motel
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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. ...
... dangerous that a alternate land route around Mt Hood was made into a toll road. The second stop was Fort Vancouver actually founded by a British company, the Hudson Bay company. The interesting fact was that the Man assigned to be (governor) by the Hudson Bay company, though an English company, disobeyed orders and helped the American "emigrants" with boats, food etc. When the United States and England settled the disputed border, he became an American citizen. We also learned ...
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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