"You are meant to grace the world with your dance, to follow the lead of Jesus wherever he leads you." - Captivating

Aside from Jesus, "...traveling is the great true love of my life...I am loyal and constant in my love for travel...I just don't care what it puts me through. Because I adore it. Because its mine. Because it looks like me." - Eat.Pray.Love.

Here you will find my travels, not just physical travels but emotional and spiritual as well...journeys to different places in the world and journeys of the heart. And, of course, fun and silliness too :)

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

C'est la vie

Paris was hot, crowded, and full of French people...but its Paris...the city of lights and love. Its still hard to believe I have been blessed enough to see such amazing things as the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre. Go to Carrie's blog to learn more about our Paris adventures.

Montmarte -- the Paris that you see in pictures where artists line the streets
Notre Dame


Sacre Coeur

Moulin Rouge

Arc de Triomphe

Eiffel Tower at night is the best
Being mature at the Louvre

Ashley: So other than the Mona Lisa what other famous pieces of art are in the Louvre?
Carrie: Sculptures and stuff
Napolean's Apartment -- one of my favorite things at the Louvre
The Louvre
On the Eiffel Tower

Monday, July 20, 2009

Cheers from Scotland

Scotland was absolutely beautiful. One of my favorite places on our trip for sure. We took an awesome 3 day tour through the highlands. I had a lot of trouble just picking a few pictures to show...it was all just so pretty. Again, for more details see Carrie's blog here.

William Wallace Monument
Our tour group

Green hills and lochs

Traditional Scottish highland dress show

Our boat we took looking for Nessie
Clearly looking hard for Nessie

Kilt Rock
Isle of Skye...we ate a picnic lunch here

Isle of Skye was definitely a favorite...has to be one of the prettiest places on earth

It was a little windy...hence the hair problem
Pretty castle

This loch is supposed to be shaped like Scotland

Ft. Augustine...the cute little town we stayed in

With the tour bus

Pretty chapel

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Look kids, Big Ben...Parliament

Since I'm so behind on posting about my travels this summer I'm going to take a shortcut and just post a few of the hundreads of pictures along with some captions. If you would really like to hear more details about our trip you can check out Carrie's blog here. I'm also hoping to get the rest up on shutterfly soon...I'll let you know when that happens.

First up...London...

Big Ben, Parliament
On our fabulous boat tour

By the Thames

I think she's telling some guy "Come here to me"

London, Baby

Yes, we went and saw Thriller the Musical....before Michael's death. And yes, it was as amazing as you are thinking it would be.
So excited about Thriller.

Kensington Palace

The craziness that was Portobello Market in cute Notting Hill

Adorable Hummingbird bakery in Notting Hill...cupcakes!!

St. Paul's Cathedral

Tower Bridge...and Starbucks :)
Ice Cream in Harrod's

Tower of London
Buckingham Palace

Westminister Abbey

View from the London Eye