Monthly Archives: April 2019

Vancouver BC was amazing

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I think Vancouver is one of the most beautiful city’s we have been too. The beautiful flowers and greenery is amazing. And the people are so nice.

We made great friend and also caught up with old friends we have not seen for a while.

The boarder crossing into Canada was super easy no problems and no traffic.

Now coming back to the states we stayed in traffic for 2 hours trying to cross the boarder into the states. But no issues with boarder control.

We got to drive to Squamish and went on the gondola ūüö° oh I was scared but still did it anyways. And went of the suspension bridge that is up on the mountain. We did not do the famous capilano suspension bridge because it was a big expensive for our whole crew. So we enjoyed the city and also got to walk around gas town area.

Will definitely be back in Vancouver BC

We also got to visit the island call Granville… so beautiful with boats and also got to have some good food.

Great experiences Vancouver BC

4 more states and we will be done with 48 states out of the 50states.

Rv Exploration Continues

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Easter in Portland

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Making new LLf’s is really making the last 4weeks of our 5yrs of global tour more exciting and fun.

In Portland we got to make new friends who will always be part of our families lives forever.

So grateful to have met you Rudy and your lovely family. We had so much fun out just enjoying some night life (adults only) date night in Portland. And I think for me it felt like another 40th birthday celebration.

Our son got to spend some time with our friends kids and we all had a sleep over at their home. So grateful for hosting us and also making delicious breakfast for us all. We really had a great Easter morning with family and friends.

Rv Exploration Continues

Oregon Tulip Festival

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Nothing beats the excitement of seeing a field of beautiful vibrant tulips… that’s exactly how it was at the tulip festival in Portland.

But I must say the journey was not as pleasant as the reward we got from seeing all the beautiful flowers.

The tulip place and our rv park is exactly 52min drive. So you see that part was not a big deal. We drove and got to the are at 2.5miles to the tulip farm… that approximately 5min drive per our gps calculations. Until we saw the traffic and I am not joking on this one. It took us 3 hours and 45min from the time our gps say 5min to our destination. The traffic was so slow we had many discussions wether it was worth the drive. But we are a family that will not quit for anything so we stayed in that traffic and really I don’t think it’s worth the 4hours of slow traffic but hey we made it.

At the gate they charge $20 per vehicle or $5 per adult . So we parked our car and we just enjoyed the beautiful smells of tulips and the colors… and also got to see the hot air balloon. It was a beautiful afternoon to enjoy the tulip festival which happens every year around March.

Here are a few pictures of tulip exploration.

Rv Exploration Continues

Visit to Nike Headquaters Beaverton

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We as a family have always been aware and excited by the love around us. And in many ways it comes in the form that you least expect. As I post on our social media, I have come to realize that there are so many people who follow our life and are inspired by what we are doing and sharing. I had no idea Nike (our families favorite sports gear) actually have their headquarters just 20min drive from our rv place. Until I got a message from a friend who connected us to her amazing friend and the fun began from there. We got to visit the Nike campus (which is how they call this beautiful huge sports enthusiast place) it was on a Saturday so most of the places was closed, but it was so worth seeing the ones that was open. The passion for what Nike does is amazing. So grateful we got to see their campus and also did some sports outfit shopping. Thanks to our host For showing us around. Love it all.

Our Portland visit is sure to leave a great memory for our family.

Rv Exploration Continues…

Thank you California

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Thank you California for a great time… from the oldest tree at the sequoia national park to the tallest tree at The redwood forest national park… and from walking the streets in Beverly Hills and on redeo drive (with expensive stores that I need appointment before I can walk) to many many memories and oh the fisherman wharf in San Francisco we say thank you for allowing us explore your state.

Now time to move on to Portland Oregon..

here are some pictures of us in Cali

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A day in San Francisco

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Like I have always said our time in each state leaves a memory for us when we get to either meet our friends, family or make new friends. And San Francisco happens to be one of them.

Got to spend the day with a family whom we have known since he was young and now he is all grown into an amazing young man. Thank you Patrick for taking the time to show us the beautiful city of San Francisco and also our walk through Chinatown… which happens to be the first and oldest Chinatown in the USA.

We got to walk around the fisherman wharf and just enjoy walk from pier to pier. We also got to do the mirror maze which took me more minutes than the rest of my crew to find the exit. Pretty awesome activity for the whole family.

Over all we enjoyed our day in San Francisco.

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Just a day in Sequoia

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That’s really all we needed as they had closed most of the roads to the main view point due to snow.

It was beautiful but cold for us. At the sequoia national park we got to see the largest tree in the world which is called the General Sherman and it’s sits majestically on the grounds surrounded by the smaller but yet huge trees. It absolutely fascinating to see these sequoia trees.

We stayed at the KOA park in Visalia which is about 45min from the park.

So grateful to be able to see some of the amazing wonders of this world.

Rv Exploration Continues…

Manns walk of Fame.. Los Angeles

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So we usually don’t book ahead of time so sometimes we end up staying way too far from the action. Well Los Angeles was just like that for us. After many calls to lots of rv places we could not get a reservation so we ended staying at a KOA an hour away from Hollywood. Many days we dread going into town so we spent most of the days at the rv place while kids get some college scholarships done.

We got to take a day trip into Hollywood sign and the stars walk of fame as well as Marcus did a date to the rodeo drive.

Also we got to spend some lunch time with love ones we have not seen in years so that definitely made up for a not so adventurous Los Angeles Exploration. And we also made new friends.

One sad thing is Marcus electric bike he just bought 2weeks ago got stolen at the KOA place: they literally cut the locks and took the bike between 9pm and 8am. That was surly a bummer for us. Anyways but life goes on.

Rv Exploration Continues…

College: A New Chapter In My Life

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As a teenager going into college this fall semester, I am preparing myself for adulthood which comes with certain responsibilities like paying for my education. Although I am ecstatic to begin a new chapter in my life full of learning new things and making lifelong friends, this is a worry of mine. How am I going to pay for college? Yes, there are student loans and grants, but every day the interest piles up to become quite a hefty amount on the already expensive loans I am probably going to have to pay off for the rest of my life!

 Honestly I think tuition should be free to those who want to learn and grow, and hopefully it will be that way in the future so that kids will be more motivated to learn without the daunting thought of debt. As a soon to be lawyer I will be enrolling in the philosophy of law minor as an undergraduate student at Virginia commonwealth university and entering in the L.Douglas Wilder school of Government and public Affairs internship program next year.

  I am going into college with my mind ready to be filled with knowledge and wisdom and intend on becoming the best lawyer I can be. I feel that the world has a shortage of well-rounded leaders, especially of the female gender. I have made it my mission to change that.  I have always wanted to be a lawyer because for centuries, lawyers have stood at the center of society and have been able to impact leaders and affect change around the world. I can confidently say that it has become my goal in life to become a well-rounded leader and be the change people want to see in the world.

 This summer I got selected as a volunteer to travel to Ghana, west Africa to educate and transform the healthcare model in Africa and provide community service to the culturally rich Ghanaians. It is my goal to reclaim the role of women in society and change the close minded perspective the world has kept for to long.

 This  scholarship will make a huge difference in helping me focus more on my education, than trying to figure out how to pay for it. With my father being the only breadwinner in my large family of seven, two of us going into college at the same time, this scholarship will definitely help make my college education more of an educational experience rather than a struggle to make ends meet. This money will give me the opportunity to make my dreams and goals a reality.  https://www.activia.co.uk/scholarship-us