What We Did On Our Summer Vacation 2004


Law School's Done, Bar Exam is Done, what to do?




PHASE 1: North America

From Here to Grand Teton

Grand Teton National Park

Yellowstone National Park

From Yellowstone Onwards: Devil's Tower, Mt. Rushmore, and the Badlands

On to Glacier

Glacier National Park

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump and on to Banff

Icefield Parkway

Jasper to Dawson Creek

Alaska Highway to Whistler

Down to Seattle

Mount Saint Helens National Monument

Portland on Home


PHASE 2: Tanzania

Travelling to Arusha

Arusha National Park

Tarangire National Park

Lake Manyara National Park

Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area

Oldupai Gorge

Serengeti National Park

Stonetown, Zanzibar

Matembwe Bungalows and Diving, Zanzibar

Leaving Tanzania and off to Nairobi, Kenya

Mystery Stopover


PHASE 3: Egypt

Around Cairo: Giza, Dashur, Saqqara, and Memphis

Abu Simbel and the Sun Temple of Ramses II

Aswan and the Temple of Isis (Philae Island)

Nile Cruise: Kom Ombo and Edfu

Luxor: East Bank, Karnak Temple, Temple of Luxor, you get the picture

Sharm el-Sheik and Na'ama Bay

Mt. Sinai and St. Catherine's Monastery



PHASE 4: Western Europe

Cruising through the Netherlands

Gouda and Delft

Abdij Onze Lieve Vrouw van Koningshoeven: La Trappe Trappist Ale

Brouwerij der St.Benedictusabdij de Achelse: Achel Trappist Ale

The Ardennes: Namur, Liege, Bastogne, and a wee bit of Luxembourg

Abbaye St-Remy: Rochefort Trappist Ale

Abbaye Orval: Orval Trappist Ale

A Bit of France

Abbaye Notre-Dame de Scourmont: Chimay Trappist Ale


L'Abbaye de Saint-Sixte à Westvleteren: St. Sixtus Trappist Ale

A Bit More of France


Abij van de Trappisten Westmalle: Westmalle Trappist Ale

Back to The Netherlands: Haarlem