Month: June 2019

June 29, 2019 Family Update

Day 31- June 29- Safarithon Marathon

The big day was finally here and the race for starts at 7:15AM. Dakota ran the 5K, Max ran the 1/2 Marathon, and I ran the Marathon. It was so fun to get to run with Max on the Lewa Conservancy in Kenya. It was really beautiful and so fun to get to do it…

June 29, 2019 Family Update

Day 30- June 28 Sirikoi Lodge

We woke up at 6:15AM and went out on Game drive with our amazing driver “James.” We saw Zebras, Giraffes, Lions, Cape Buffalo, Rhinos and a bunch of other animals. We then returned to the lodge and had a made to order breakfast. After breakfast we went out to tour one of the medical clinics…

June 28, 2019 Family Update

Day 29, June 27th- Heading to Lewa

Dakota here, us Laylands arose early in the Fairmont hotel to be sent off with packed breakfasts to a small domestic airport. After being on a ginormous 747 aircraft with 2 stories, it was quite a comparison boarding the extremely small aircraft holding only us Laylands, two other tourists, the pilot and co-pilot. We then…

June 28, 2019 Family Update

Day 28, June 26- Nairobi, Kenya

Day 28, June 26- Nairobi, Kenya This is Sydney writing… We woke up in Africa in a comfy hotel. We got ready to go downstairs to have breakfast. There was a delicious buffet. After eating the buffet we met someone who works with one of Dad’s clients— Japeth, who works for Because International. They make…

June 28, 2019 Family Update

Day 27, June 25th- Amsterdam

Day 27, June 25thWe woke up to a beautiful, sunny, breezy, 70 degrees day in Amsterdam! Brad bought tickets for us to visit the Van Gogh museum. You have to buy them a month in advance! It is the worlds largest collection of Van Goghs. Such a privilege and we learned a ton!  Amsterdam is a…

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