Lisbon & Casais, Portugal

This is the only trip where I had to come home early. It was late Wednesday night (3/11/2020), and President Trump announced that I have until Friday to get back to the United States. Truly a moment that changed the world…

*can’t believe it took only three years to post this – but it’s important. The only journey ever where I didn’t finish. It’s on the bucket list to go back.

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Portugal_20200310_MPeterson0095People change as they travel in faith,

not by standing still waiting to understand everything.



\\This was captured at an orchard at a camping site.//

“Dragon fruit cactus is a night blooming plant and the flowers last only one evening.

If you want to see the spectacular display,

head out with a flashlight in the dark of night, or visit your garden very early in the morning.”

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Traveling leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.