August 2017 - California, USA  

  Grammy and Pampa come for a short time to Amsterdam and then take Axa and Raj back to visit family in California (with a short stop-over in Iceland) for the summer.


California, USA

first stop: tetherball at grammy and pampa's house

swimming at Wild Wings with the cousins, Michael and Ryan

Grammy's favorite desert: Big Kahuna!

Jelly Belly Factory

Jelly Bell creations

making their own Jelly Belly creations

Woodland County Fair

making walking sticks

exploring Cache Creek

only one thing better than a SNICKERS bar... a SNICKERS bar, deep-fried

Grammy and Pampa's jacuzzi with Zech and Paul

Pampa makes a contraction to observe the solar eclipse

'funcle' Curtis

saying goodbye to the cousins

Iceland stop-over

saying goodbye...the first time that both Axa and Raj have been gone for more than a few days from us since birth

Hallgrímskirkja is a Lutheran parish church in the capital, Reykjavik, and is one of the tallest structures in the country of Iceland


hiking, hiking, and more hiking

natural hot springs

Black Sand Beach

puffins in the wild

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