May 28, 2017

The Big Splash

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May 25, 2017

Ski Egypt

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April 18, 2017

Spring Break Sharm el Sheik (a bit of overkill on the photos posted!)

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Kids had a blast with their buddies
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Had no idea we were going to a coral reef
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Got to see jellyfish, stingray, crabs, and all kinds of fish
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Never got bored of the views
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Back to Cairo
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Pyramids from the plane
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March 27, 2017

Welcome to the Family Monte!

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March 11, 2017

Kids have been loving their first season of Basketball


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Interesting form, but he actually sunk this free throw
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February 23, 2017

School Play

So proud of my little fish
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January 24, 2017

Saqqara


First Pyramid in Egypt
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Serapeum -one of the most baffling things I have seen. An enormous burial place for sacred bulls.
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Apparently we can't go anywhere without riding an animal

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Egypt has 118-138 pyramids, it was a clear enough day that we could see a few in the distance.
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For some reason we thought it was a good idea to go inside one that had collapsed
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It was worth it
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January 09, 2017

Funerary Mask of King Tut

"No photos allowed" so not the greatest picture as I had to sneak it.





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January 07, 2017

Around Luxor

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January 06, 2017

Luxor Temples

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January 05, 2017

Hot Air Balloon Ride - Luxor at sunrise

Well worth waking up at 4:30am


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January 04, 2017

Another trip to the Pyramids

I have a long list of amazing experiences but climbing this small steep tunnel in the Great Pyramid might be the top of the list.

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October 29, 2016

Halloween

Still not quite Halloween but our three days of events have come to an end, phew!



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With the Principal

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With his teacher

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October 20, 2016

Science Fair

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A captive audience
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Her buddies Rosie and Karolina
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September 24, 2016

First Soccer Game


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September 17, 2016

First trip to the Market


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September 13, 2016

Great first vacation to Hurghada

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September 05, 2016

Getting into his Arabic

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September 04, 2016

A Great Day at Kidzania

Love this concept and Dylan definitely got it. He ended the day with $160, Ava ended with $22. Worker bee vs. immediate gratification



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August 24, 2016

Bigger is Better

Dylan likes his new allowance because it is 20 instead of 2. Don't think he understands that it only equates to $2.25.


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August 23, 2016

Cereal Aisle

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August 22, 2016

Making progress painting

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August 21, 2016

At the end of the day

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August 20, 2016

A bit of overkill on all these photos, but it's the PYRAMIDS!

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My Mom and me sixteen years ago
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August 17, 2016

First day of School

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First, of many

Koshari - Egypt's national dish: rice, pasta, lentils, chickpeas, fried onions, tomato sauce


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August 16, 2016

Orientation Day

In front of our building
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In his classroom
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August 15, 2016

Road 9 Signs

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I have high hopes for this place
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August 12, 2016

Found a great neighborhood cafe


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August 11, 2016

No such thing as lanes here


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August 10, 2016

Picking Paint


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August 09, 2016

Pottery and Gelato

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August 08, 2016

A little tricky walking around

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August 04, 2016

Day Three

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August 03, 2016

Visited the school and found our new buddies


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August 02, 2016

A few pictures of our apt

A paint job will make a big difference


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Heelys in our hallway, so fun!


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August 01, 2016

Don't touch the pile of bricks!

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July 31, 2016

New Chapter - Cairo

First view of the Nile
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Our Building
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"Construction site" next to our building
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Morning Briefing
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First walk-around
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Most important accomplishment - internet/phone
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First Dinner, possibly not to be replicated
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