I’m an American who is embarking on a new ex-pat life and leaving my lawyer self behind. My husband, Matt, and I are born and raised Wisconsinites who decided to incorporate our love of travel and experiencing new cultures into our daily lives by chucking our jobs, home and delightful lives in the States in exchange for a mid-life adventure. Thankfully, Matt’s status as an educator secured him a position as a principal at an English immersion school and I am along for the ride as a “trailing spouse.” First stop – Cajamarca, Peru!
Here is how we broke the news to friends and family:
Leaving our house in Wauwatosa:
Loving our temporary life on Milwaukee’s East Side:
Pier Wisconsin and the Dennis Sullivan
We spent 20 great months in Peru and made the most of our time in the Andes.
Now we live in Puerto Ayora, Isla Santa Cruz, Galapagos, Ecuador. The adventure continues…