Magic Carpet Ride

February 4, 2013

Family on the Road

I have had a number of experiences that have been so intense, so spectacular, that I question their reality.

Riding a camel through Petra in Jordan.

Hiking the Mount of Olives to watch the sunrise slowly turn Old  Jerusalem golden.

Swimming alone in the Sea of Galilee at dawn.

Dancing and worshiping God with hundreds of Russians along the banks of the Volga River.

Hiking the Great Wall.

Galloping on a horse through the mountains of South Africa.

Visiting a tsumani stuck village on an island in India.

Swimming with manatees in warm spring waters.

And now I can add snowboarding in the Rocky Mountains at sunset.

Yes, snowboarding at sunset through the Rockies is up there with the Great Wall.

And to experience it as a family was pure magic.

snowboarding sunset

Snowboard at Sunset

Snowboarding at Sunset

Sunset snowboarding

These iPhone photos don’t do it justice.

It was like spending 10 minutes in a dream.

Like riding a magic carpet on another planet.

Breathtaking.

Exhilarating.

Awe inspiring.

It makes me almost fearful of the beauty that will be heaven.

Love and Laughter,
Jenn

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I'm Jenn and I'm so happy you stopped by our little corner of the web. My favorite moments are cuddling with my boys, listening to the purrs of my cat, and sipping warm cups of tea. The smell of orange blossoms conjures up delightful memories of childhood even though I grew up in Indiana hundreds of miles from citrus groves. I love animals and when I'm stressed I dream of owning a goat farm. I love art, road trips, books, and food. Vintage clothes make me ridiculously happy. Red lipstick is my friend.

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5 Responses to “Magic Carpet Ride”

  1. Lisa Says:

    Beautiful :-)

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  2. Andrea@WellnessNotes Says:

    Looks like an amazing experience!

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  3. Weewa Says:

    Beautifully said !!!

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  4. nikki Says:

    Love this! You never know when a ‘magical moment’ is going to happen!

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  5. Deb (SmoothieGirlEatsToo) Says:

    I love that last sentence of this post.

    I also had no idea that you had been to all those places. How did I not know all this! We are going to Jordan in April, so I’ll need to email you for your ‘must do’s’ (camel ride at Petra, a given)

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