Well, sadly, Wednesday was the day to say Arrividerci to Italy. We flew from Rome to Washington Dulles, where we had the miraculous experience of getting through customs, rechecking our bags, and security in 30 minutes in order to make our Chicago flight.
We're glad to be home but have so many wonderful memories of our trip! I'd like to give special recognition to our students, who were stellar in their attitudes, "can-do" spirit, curiosity and appreciation of the significance of the trip, and general kindness and generosity. I feel so blessed to have gotten to travel with these students! Praise God for safe travels and unforgettable experiences.
Best travel group ever, l. to r., back row: Sarah Jongetjes, Allison Karlock, Marv Van Wyck, Victoria Van Hofwegen, Helen Van Wyck, Jeanie & Carl Kammeraad, Catherine White, Brian Deckinga, Kyle Harms, Hannah Snow, Lindsay Slager; front row: Molly Johnson, Lauren Jackson, Vicki Drenth, Kaitlyn Manning