Archive for March, 2010

When I Think of the Buddha–I Think of Shopping!

In my history book I am learning about Ancient India’s religions, so when we were in Hong Kong, we decided to visit the giant bronze Buddha. We didn’t actually mean to see the Buddha the day we did. We were going to see a museum, so we took a thirty-minute taxi ride all way to […]

Down Under With an Old Friend in a New Place

I haven’t been the only one traveling and trying new things. My friend Abby’s dad is the new United States Ambassador for Australia. Her whole family moved to the embassy about two months ago, so we decided to visit them in Canberra. It was awesome! For four days straight we ate candy, had a Glee […]


On Wednesday my family and I took a surf lesson at Broulee Beach near Batemans Bay, on the East Coast of Australia. Our teacher’s name was Meg. We went on a super hot day, and the freezing water felt really good against my tight wet suit. The beach was great! You can hear the waves […]