Monday, November 19, 2012

UAE - Al Ain Zoo

One of the last places we visited before going home was the Al Ain Zoo.

Here is the front sign.

And a sculpture.

It became dark quite fast and although we could see the animals, it was hard to take pictures with them.

~Later, Zeph

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Sri Lanka

We took a quick 3 day trip to Sri Lanka where we went on several awesome adventures.

On the flight.

Yummy fruit for breakfast.

Riding an elephant.

Washing the elephant (well, it was washing itself by now).

In the Buddhist temple.

The beautiful view of Sri Lanka.

On the beach.

~Later, Zeph

Friday, November 9, 2012

Oman - Boating Expedition

Another trip to Oman resulted in a fun boating expedition.  We went swimming in the beautiful Oman waters, ate while at sea, danced, and fished.  Having all this fun we only got a couple of pictures.

On the boat.

A scenic view.

~Later, Zeph

Friday, November 2, 2012

UAE - Abu Dhabi - Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

On our trip to Abu Dhabi we visited Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.  This place is huge and beautiful and is one of the few mosque's to allow non-religious visitors.

The outside.

The inside.

~Later, Zeph

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Oman - Misfat and Jabrin Castle

We took a trip into Oman to see some neat things.  We visited some ruins,  a place where pottery is made, a beautiful little town called Misfat, and Jabrin Castle.

The ruins.

Bricks of clay.

The Pottery.

Misfat. Isn't it beautiful?

Jabrin Castle.

Me outside with the Oman flag flying on top.

Inside the castle.

~Later, Zeph

Sunday, October 7, 2012

UAE - Ferrari World

Ferrari World was an awesome place.  They have the world's fastest roller coaster and many other neat rides.

They sure do have beautiful cars!

Looks like I'm driving it huh?

Resting at the hotel after a long, long day.

~Later, Zeph

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

UAE - Safari

The first week of our visit, we went on a safari. We saw dancing, ate some yummy Middle Eastern food, went riding on the sand dunes, held a falcon, and I got to ride a camel!

~Later, Zeph

Friday, September 21, 2012

UAE - Beach

One day we stopped by the beach in Dubai to hang out and swim. The water was actually very warm!

~Later, Zeph

UAE - Dubai

Our first stop? Checking out the sites in Dubai!

Here I am in front of the worlds tallest building, the Burj Khalifa.

~Later, Zeph

Monday, September 17, 2012

UAE - On The Way

Here I am getting ready for a several month long trip to the United Arab Emirates.

Do I have to ride in here?
(Don't worry, I didn't have to!)

On the plane for 12 hours!

Time to get ride of the jet lag.

~Later, Zeph

Friday, August 3, 2012

Camp Kachina

The second half of the summer I spent at Camp Kachina.
Here's a LOT of pictures of all the neat things I got to do!

During the first week there, I joined in the Survivor
group and helped them create boats out of cardboard.

We ate all sorts of yummy snacks! This was my first time to try a S'More.

This camp is located on a lake where the girls get to have fun doing water activities.
We went kayaking and canoeing.

I like to travel around camp in style.

The girls loved me!

A friend visited us from afar for the summer. He had just as much fun as I did!

There were beautiful trails all over camp. Being in nature is very rewarding!

Camp Kachina is named after the Indian Kachina dolls.
The camp has Indian named units, and even some totem poles!

At the end of each week we have fun and crazy dance for the girls complete with glow sticks,

and the very last night we have a campfire.

What a long, great, and tiring summer!
I think it's time for some rest.

~Later, Zeph