We had a fun and busy end to the girls' school vacation. Now that we feel "settled" here to some degree, we are trying to take advantage of the time we have left. We know there won't be a lot of opportunity for settledness or a Western type life for us for awhile so when opportunities arise we are trying to make the most of it. So this weekend we went to a Carnaval, which is a specific type of french parade/festival. The kids dress up and the parade is all-out! We really enjoyed it. The under the sea theme was super cool.
Watching attentively with a chunk of sugary goodness in our mouth: