We have just passed the two month mark here in Maastricht. What have we been up to? We’ve done a good bit of travel as well as a lot of hanging out together in our home here over the last two months. We’ve also started trying to integrate ourselves a bit better into the community. We want to know more people- families at the school as well as Dutch families who are living here. Here’s some of the things we’re doing to put ourselves out there. I should say, it isn’t always easy. It feels a bit vulnerable even. But, I feel like it will matter in the long run when we look back on this experience.
I’ve delayed writing about our weekend in Luxembourg not because it wasn’t blog worthy, but because it
Our final 3 nights were in luxurious Santorini. I felt like we went from the equivalent of Islamorada in the Florida keys to South Beach. From a laid back vibe to high end everything. I’ll admit, getting off the crowded ferry at the port, I questioned our selection of the island. There were so many people, buses, drivers, it was hard to even pick your name out from the sea of name plates being held up.
Today is one of those days of travel that becomes a good “story” later on. In the moment(s), though, it is often frustrating, tiring, and throwing kids’ feelings into the mix is just icing on the cake.
This was one of the first trips we’d planned after deciding to move to Europe. I was nervous it wouldn’t be as amazing as I’d hoped, but that was a silly fear…