“Have you heard of this Mongolian proverb?” our couchsurfing host Begz asked with a twinkle in his eyes. “If you wake up early, you will see for yourself. If you wake up late, you will only hear it from someones else.” Continue reading Wisdoms from a Mongolian Family
One year, 25 countries–Mongolia was the first country our family traveled to. Going to Mongolia was a unforgettable experience. The car ride was rough, long, and kinda scary.
The journey began in Inner Mongolia at 7am. We took two taxis to get to a place call Dinosaur Square. That square is the place where you have to take a special jeep to the border between Inner and Outer Mongolia. The difference between inner and Outer Mongolia is that Inner Mongolia still belongs to China while Outer Mongolia is another country. In addition, Outer Mongolia only speak Mongolian. Continue reading Unforgettable First Impression
The first 2 weeks after graduation, Olivia had been busier than when she was in school. She was very busy saying goodbyes to all her classmates and teachers. Today she wanted to say goodbye to me. Continue reading Saving the hardest for the end – Olivia’s goodbyes
“What should I bring for one year?” each child would pester me.
That was a tough question for a parent to answer. Continue reading How do you pack for 365 days?