The beginning of August, right before school started we went to Paraguay-where Jesse served his mission. Jesse's mission friend Dallas Larsen and his wife Brittany asked if we wanted to go a few months ago and we decided it would be a good time for us to go and visit before we have children and more responsibilities in life. It was a way neat experience to be able to go out of the country again (for my 2nd time now) and see how these people live outside of the U.S.-very humbling.
Here are a few highlights of a trip:
Waiting in the Salt Lake Airport, excited for our long airplane rides ahead of us.
Flew from SL to Denver to Houston to San Paulo, Brazil to Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay.
It was suppose to take around 26 hours of traveling to get to Paraguay but to add to a long traveling adventure our flight from Denver to Houston left late so we missed our flight from Houston to Brazil which only leaves once a day at 9pm. We enjoyed this bus that drove by as we were waiting for ours to take us to our hotel in Houston.
So we decided to make the best of it and find something to do in Houston since we were going to be there all day waiting for the next flight to leave. We heard about this amazing mexican restaurant and now I wish there was one in Utah. So GOOD! If your ever in Texas and there is one around make sure you hit it up! :)
We also went to an Aquarium because I always enjoy them!
The white tiger was pretty neat. And of course Jesse's shark face! :)
And then we finally get to Paraguay! Wow was it a shock for me though. No one speaks English, I can't understand a single thing. Jesse just fits right in speaking fluently-it didn't even seem like it was my husband at first. From the airport we cram into a taxi and I think that was the scariest ride. In Paraguay they don't have many road rules or if they do no one follows them. Any speed you want, no lanes, and when there is a roundabout you don't slow down you just pray you don't hit another car or they don't hit you. But I got used to it the more we were there.