April - August 2017
  • Day1

    Houston

    April 30, 2017 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 21 °C

    Long flight from NZ. Only one hiccup when going through US Immigration, the little machine would not accept Mark's fingerprints so the little man took him away. Waited 15 mins and out came Mark, all smiles😀no big deal, thank goodness. Now in Hotel getting ready to hit the town!!!

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  • Day2

    Norman

    May 1, 2017 in the United States ⋅ 🌙 14 °C

    Just been out to dinner with Lawrence's USA 'mother' & her two sons, great night out. Off to Lawrence's college tomorrow. Great waiter with a wonderful sense of humour.

  • Day3

    Tishomingo

    May 2, 2017 in the United States ⋅ 🌙 22 °C

    The lovely Courtney (Lawrence's American Mum) picked us up & drove us to Murray State college to visit with Lawrence. All the NZ boys were pleased to see us. The college is much bigger than we thought it would be. Big thanks to Courtney for a wonderful day.

  • Day4

    Boston via Denver

    May 3, 2017 in the United States ⋅ 🌙 9 °C

    Up early this morning to catch a plane to Boston. Flight from Oklahoma to Denver OK, flight to Boston crammed in like sardines for 3 hours with one very loud American who liked the sound of his own voice!! Thanks to Julie and her map App we found our Apt. easily. Out to dinner not too far from the Apt. great meal. Looking forward to seeing what Boston has to offer tomorrow. Weather is JOLLY COLD.😔☃️Read more

  • Day5

    Boston

    May 4, 2017 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 12 °C

    Full on today playing tourists in Boston. Hop on Hop off bus around the City. First thing Julie & I did was buy a sweatshirt as it was JOLLY COLD and we were doing a harbour cruise. Old city but very pretty. Caitlin you would have loved the squirrels! they were in the park just across the road from us. On the road tomorrow to New London in New Hampshire.Read more

  • Day8

    New London

    May 7, 2017 in the United States ⋅ ☁️ 12 °C

    Sorry for the delay folks , no coverage where we were. Arrived in New London, pouring with rain and very cold. Met by Andrew and taken on a tour of Colby Sawyer Campus, a real lovely college. Our accommodation was an old villa well maintained in the old style. Dinner with Andrew and his girlfriend Jackie was lovely.Read more

  • Day8

    Back in Boston

    May 7, 2017 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 15 °C

    Sorry folks, no wifi in New London, back on deck now. Rained most of the time in New London unfortunately but we managed to have a good time. Lovely to see Andrew and where he has been living for the last 4 years and to meet his mates. Andrew & his girlfriend Jackie had lunch & dinner with us on Friday. Our accommodation was an old villa kept beautifully, shame it was so wet outside. Graduation was awesome and Andrew looked so good in his gown & cap. Went to graduation party in the arvo & met some lovely people. Andrew has some wonderful friends. Thanks to Peg, Tuckers Mom for driving us to the bus this morn.Read more

  • Day8

    Graduation

    May 7, 2017 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 15 °C

    Awesome time with Andrews mates. Graduation time, we were all very proud of him. Cleaning out his apartment, lots of laughs especially when he had to get his couch down the stairs & then dump it in the skip.