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A Week of Relaxing

  We headed to the beach after Olinda for a while. Pousada Tabapitanga gave us the opportunity to relax on the beach for a few days! Ignore me here, I just went swimming, but the view from the breakfast table was just what I had hoped for. My favorites included massages on the beach and dinner […]

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Pousada Tabapitanga

This was the view from our veranda.  We changed out mind at the last minute.  We got put in a bungalow that was at the end so everyone was walking past it…not much in the way of privacy so they offered us this one instead.   He was waiting for us one day when we […]

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Friends are the Family We Choose For Ourselves…

Sundays found us visiting wards and people that Will served and taught on his mission.  This family holds a special place with Will and now a special place with me.  He taught and baptized this family with his companion.  It was a tender and sweet moment to see how much the church has blessed Bishop […]

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Igreja da Sé

  Olinda is peppered with historic churches.  This one built in the early 1500s, is located at the top of the city with the most magnificent view of the skylines, ocean and houses.  We were too distracted taking it all in to take a picture.  The picture below is halfway down the hill once we […]

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Historic Olinda

  This is Olinda! We stayed here most of the time.  It’s rumored that the name come from the exclamation of people as they stood on it’s hill, ” O, linda!”, which translates into, “Oh Beautiful!” As we walked down the cobblestone streets I noticed all of the colorful houses.  I was told that each house had […]

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