We definitely have itchy feet.
Have you heard this phrase before?
Nope, not a post about an Athlete's Foot outbreak!
Itchy Feet: referring to when your feet have been in one place for too long and you desire to travel elsewhere.
Springtime here in San Miguel is wonderful as the trees are blooming (not just sprouting leaves, actually blooming) the breezes are warmer and as the rainy season approaches you can't help but strain your ears for the first thunderstorm! However, as beautiful as it is we are wanting to get traveling again so badly! As many of your travelers know, you either love traveling or you don't. You either want to keep going or are happy to settle down. Those who are in both camps are very few and far between.
So, since low finances prevent us from taking off and feeding the travel addiction, the thing we can do is plan and dream!
I have been talking with the kids about what countries they are interested in traveling to. We have also been going over everyone's bucket lists to find out what locations will cross of the most bucket list items. So, I am totally excited to announce that (at this stage...you know how plans change) as soon as we have enough finances we are going to spend 4 months (January-April) in Sri Lanka (somewhere on the coast between Unawatuna and Dikwella) with weeklong trips to both India and the Maldives! We hope things work out to get a long layover in a surrounding country we have not been to as well!
Visiting these 3 countries will allow us (if all goes as planned) to knock 8 things of my (Becky's) bucket list, 3 off Alia's, 2 off both Josiah's and Paul's and 1 off both Thys' and Zander's. Jackpot!!! Plus we are all missing the ocean pretty badly!!!
So, let the planning/figuring/reading/researching begin!
Have any of you been to any of these places? Best places for families to stay or to visit in the Maldives and India? What places have you been that are must-see? What should we steer clear of? Please share whatever intel you have or whatever you feel is most important for us to know. Hit me people!!