Alaminos and the Hundred Islands

“God saw all that He had made, and it was very good…” Gen. 1: 31 Recently, we took a trip up to Alaminos in Pangasinan. On Saturday, Bjorn gave another sermon at our friend’s church. The church’s location was specifically chosen because of two mango trees on the plot. It was in the province; we drove…

Adventures in Transportation

“Give careful thought to the paths for your feet and be steadfast in all your ways.” Prov. 4:26 On Sunday, Bjorn suggested we head to Baclaran, a large market/shopping area. He had last been there 20 years ago; I had never been.  The only thing I knew about Baclaran was that someone had slashed my brother’s…

Change of Plans: Nov. 20, 2013

Sooooooo, we’re not in India. It’s been a while since I’ve posted, so bear with me as I take a rather circuitous route to the explanation. September and October were rather busy months for us, travel-wise. For my birthday, we took a little trip down to Milan, Italy, because hey, we were nearish (actual reason:…

First Impressions of Germany: July 12, 2013

  Showing some love at the Brandenburg gate.   Curryworst with fries, left, is a tasty snack. So is the falafel plate on the right.   Place It seems we have come at exactly the right time because someone here told us that the week before we came it had been storming and raining so…

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of this blog address. 🙂 I’ve moved my blog to GoKarlmans.com and will delete this site after a week. Don’t worry! All the same content (and more!) is at GoKarlmans.com. See you there!

Bangkok with My Dad = Buffets

My dad came to visit us for about 3 days during the last week of March, which was our last week in Bangkok. Whenever we meet up with people here, I feel like I’ve been transported back to the last place I saw them. It’s such a weird feeling, like I’m caught in a rip…