A timeline of travel: where I’ve gone, where I’ve lived.
1983-2002: Grew up in southern Maine. Took numerous camping trips in New England, vacations to Disney World and the Tampa Bay area, school field trips to Boston, and educational family vacations to Amish Country, Gettysburg, Philadelphia, and DC. Those were fun!
February, 2001: Aruba
April, 2002: England and Scotland. Specifically: London, Stratford, Edinburgh, and York.
August, 2002: Moved to DC for college
April 2003: Road trip! DC to Worcester and back again, pit stops in Providence and elsewhere.
Fall 2004: Study Abroad! Lived in Madrid, Spain. Visited Toledo, Segovia, Granada, and Cordoba (Spain); Paris; Rome and Florence (Italy, clearly); Athens, Cape Sunion, Mykonos, Rhodes, and Patmos (Greece); and Ephesus and Istanbul (Turkey). I was watching the Eiffel Tower when the clock struck midnight on my 21st birthday, standing next to some of my best friends. That was AWESOME.
Fall 2005: Went to NYC for the first time. Moved to Maryland, permanently, and finished college.
Spring-Fall 2006: Numerous trips to Florida and Maine for wedding stuff. Trips to New York City to visit my friend K in Manhattan.
October 2006: weekends in West Virginia (wild and wonderful, the signs all say so).
December 2006: Honeymoon road trip! Charleston, SC; Savannah, GA; and Tampa, FL.
February 2007: Pittsburgh, PA to visit Andrew. Awesome, awesome city.
May 2007: West Virginia, New York City
June 2007: Chicaaaaaaaago with Tom and Andrew to visit Michelle. So much fun, wow.
December 2007: moved temporarily to Portland, ME, an hour north of where I grew up. Much to my shock and everyone else’s, I grew to love it like home, like I love York County, ME and Portsmouth, NH. (5th generation Mainer, and don’t you forget it.) Here my husband and I parted ways for the winter, as he went on to Hawaii while I helped my sister through the last bit of her pregnancy and then with her baby.
January 2008: Girls’ Weekend in Boston with My Ladies.
March 2008: Moved to the island of O’ahu in Hawaii, about 15-20 miles north of Honolulu
Upcoming trips: San Francisco and Sonoma and Napa Valleys, July 2008; Kauai, September 2008; Maui, November 2008; and very VERY tentatively, Australia in April 2009.
Tom has his own list, I’ll let him post it. What I want to know is, where have you been?