I love to travel, but I did not get to go to these places.
Someday I want to go to all these places and I dream of them often. But they left me behind and brought me these instead. Not whining just sharing my desire to go and these pretty things.
This first is my all time favorite souvenier. When DH went to Egypt for work 18 yrs ago we had 3 little ones and I was pregnant w/ our 4th and that is exactly what this mud sculpture depicts.
This is one of my newest favorites. When my son S went to Ireland (I soooo want to Go) He found this beauty for me. Isn't it so pretty?
DH went to Indonesia ages ago (for work) they do a lot of Batik so he brought these back and a robe that I wear often. It amazes me that they make these w/ wax.
My eldest spent two years in Argentina and this was one of the beautiful carvings he brouht back I love that it is a tree and the world and of how his world was broadened there.
A co-worker of my DH brought this back from Greece for me. It had very prety perfume in it and even many years the bottle still smells lovely. People said my older boys looked Greek as teens w/ their curly hair and olivish skin-- One time they taught themselves some greek == matbe to impress girls? :> we all want to go there someday.
These pretty birds are from DH's trip to Thailand.
Another of DH's co-workers brought me this from China it is so lovely and the same year my neighbor/friend gave me another lovely vase that matches it so perfectly.
S brought this one from Spain Actualy for DH but he shares w/ me. Since S wants to live there someday I hope to go.
I have a young friend who went to England this past winter/spring to study painting she is sooo talented and I loved this one she painted So I bought it from her -- I have a thing about windows and doors, they seem to have such possibilities, and the milk bottles reminded me of growing up too.
I have never been on a cruise. My daughter and husband have, They went her senior year in HS w/ the HS choirs and brought these bright pretty fruits back from the Carribean. Isn't there some ban on bringing fruit in from other countries?
My friend T went to Italy and was there during the choosing of the new Pope. She was so sweet and brought me this cute Nativity, she knows I collect them from foreign countries. I will show those in Dec.
MY DH went to Japan about 12 years ago for work and brought this back.
My brother J went to Austria when he was in West Side Story for the Europe Tour almost 20 yeas ago I love this piece he broght me from there.
I appreciate the the things and the love behind them But I want to go!!! Where did you not get to go?
I am going someday I'd better get a passport!!
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