About 1,000 years ago, Angkor was the capital of Cambodia. When Angkor had 1 million residents, London had only 50,000. They built hundreds of temples with large stones quarried 50 kilometers away and floated down the river by raft. The ruins that remain today are an adventure to explore. It looks like a scene from the … Continue reading Temple Run
We had a fun time at Elephant Nature Park (ENP) taking care of the elephants. They are very cute and you can pet them. My favorite elephants were Jokia and Maepurm. They are BFFs because Jokia is completely blind. She came from a logging industry and when she didn’t do her work, her mahout shot … Continue reading Loving the Eles
I’ve been keeping up with my schoolwork from Athens Academy, but learning lots of other things as part of my second grade. Daddy and I created a logo for my learning around the world. Here are some of the things I’ve learned so far: There are 1,500 species of fish in the Great Barrier Reef. … Continue reading Rutledge Academy
When we got to Sydney, we took the free walking tour like we did in Melbourne. I really liked learning from the tour guide about the city. She took us to a cool model of the city and I was able to find our hotel on the Darling Harbour. We also went to Martins Square … Continue reading What I Saw in Sydney
Today, we (we being Chloe, me, Mia, Sienna, Matt, Charne, mom and dad) got up and went to school. We walked through the park with their dog, Kaylee. I went to Chloe’s second grade class. Ms. Cotter is her teacher and I liked her. The classroom had tables instead of desks. They had computers. We … Continue reading Trying out school in Melbourne
Luke turned 8 today and our sweet friends living in Melbourne celebrated with us at a super fun place, Clip and Climb. Then we all had burgers and birthday cake. Thank you Griessels and Gillies for singing him into his new year on our first full day in Australia! Continue reading Happy Birthday!
Over the last few days, we’ve seen a lot of beautiful things. We walked through a forest and Mom really liked these fern trees. We came to a 120 foot waterfall. Pretty awesome! This is another fall we saw the next day. It was smaller, but still very cool. We also saw an amazing rock … Continue reading Back by popular demand, a Lukey post