17 modes of transportation : car, Jeep, plane, boat, bus, train, subway, scooter, tuk-tuk, bicycle, kayak, foot, swimming, balloon, elephant, camel, and donkey. The ‘always with us’ Jesus on the South American bus below may have been an attempt to comfort terrified passengers.
10 journals (726 5”x9” pages).
111 servings of gelato.
30 pounds gained (all Lana).
2 urgent care visits (1 each); 2 falls (both Lana); 4 illnesses (2 each).
4 friends who met us somewhere on the road; 5 friends who let us stay in their homes (we are incredibly grateful to all of them!).
20 new friends we made along the way.
7 rental cars.
One fantastic trip. And one marriage that’s stronger than it was when we started out. We can’t say the same for our bank account, but we have no regrets there.