A trip to Italy (2006) Florence
Trevi fountain - Rome
A trip to Greece (2008)
I've always been interested in history. I love reading books about historical subjects both fiction and nonfiction. I find it interesting to learn about other cultures. It's fascinating to see how people do things in other countries or even in other parts of the U.S. Another way, besides travel, I've been able to learn about other cultures has been hosting foreign exchange students. When our children were growing up we had several: two from Germany, one from Switzerland, one from France. This experience was of benefit to the whole family.
A trip to Costa Rica (2011)
A couple years ago we had the opportunity to have a young lady from Japan stay with us. We had a wonderful time learning and laughing with Mariko. Although she is now back in Japan we keep in touch and she is considered part of our family. She calls us her American parents. Our grandson hit it off with Mariko and they became great friends.
Rex with Mariko and another good friend, from So. Korea, Taesub
A thought to ponder: Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.
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