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Coming to America

Hey guess what?

We just bought plane tickets back to the USA! The Boekes will triumphantly return on 13 September. And the best part? Our tickets from Denmark to NYC were only $529 for two people (reserved exit row seating) on Iceland Express!!

Here is the new working plan...

Yes, we were originally planning on returning home for the holidays in December, but we couldn't decide where we wanted to go next (Asia or South America). So, we'll live in the US for a while (location to be determined) and then go back out again once we figure out the best place to go based on weather, cost, fun-to-be-had and other random factors.

In the meantime, we are in Barcelona enjoying the Battlestar Galactica-esque subways...

...and, if we have some extra time on our hands, we'll try to solve the salt deficiency problem that, according to their ads, seems to be a huge problem among Catalan women.

Perhaps it's the crazy air here...


  1. Let me know when/if you hit Phoenix!

  2. We will most certainly be in Phoenix! The rough plan is to take the southern route back west from NYC. We won't be meandering as much as the trip east across the country, but we will be making a few stops along the way. We'll let you know when as soon as we know!

  3. You are more than welcome to stay here for as long as you want... we have the space!

    The girls are in school, so you can setup office here.

    And... we are cheap!

    Give Barcelonia GRANDE BESOS for me!!!!

  4. What surprising news! You are welcome to stay here whenever it fits into your schedule. Only plan now is to visit with Joe and family in early to mid October. We are anxious to see you soon in Prague.

    We have our Skype equipment now so we will have to test it out soon.

    Buenos Tardes,
    Su madre y padre


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