Day 365: The End

So much can happen in a year. A year ago to the day our family left our home of South Korea on a trip that would take us over 90 thousand kilometers and 6 continents over nearly 10 months. It seems like a decade ago that we stepped out the door on that day on…

Day 250: Iguazu Falls

As soon as we stepped out of the airport in Iguazu Falls, we were in the rainforest. Hot, humid and muggy. Despite the road being paved into town, it was dense jungle on either side with signs announcing 'Tapir Crossing' and 'Leopard Crossing'. We were in a whole different biome for our last few days…

Day 239: Uruguay Part 2- Montevideo to Colonia

For our family, getting asked the question of 'Where are you from?' isn't a very straightforward answer. Being a third culture kid, Ava has grown up contending with this question her whole life and her response depends greatly on the mood. Telling people she was from 'Vietnam' or 'South Korea' (where she's lived her whole…

Day 233: Uruguay Part 1- Villa Serrana to La Pedrera

"Let me get this straight." I asked Lisa. "We're getting dropped off on the side of the road at kilometer marker number 145 on route 8 and from there, we'll just...........walk to Villa Serrana?" "Well, hopefully, there will be a taxi. The owners of the next place we're staying at told us there should be…