Shetland Critters

This is the fourth part in our series of posts about our trip to the Shetland Islands in August 2013. Parts 1, 2, and 3 are available if you need to catch up.

One of the major motivations for this trip was a chance to get some face time with the Islands’ most famous faces: Shetland Ponies. We got all we wanted and more thanks to several factors: Continue reading Shetland Critters

Back in the (tiny) saddle

It seems we’ve finally bested the pestilence! We’re starting to feel like humans again, but all that down-time was not without merit. Despite feeling like moving around outside the apartment was beyond our capabilities, we more or less hammered out the rest of our travel year. We’ve had a trip to see my folks in Kansas City scheduled for a while, but July and on was completely open. For us, that’s a bit like staring into the abyss. So we fixed it. Continue reading Back in the (tiny) saddle