Hurricane Matthew has left a trail of destruction from Haiti up the southeastern seaboard of the United States. Savannah, GA, where my family lives, took a significant battering on Saturday, but I am grateful to say that they are all safe and their homes are all relatively unscathed. Many of their neighbors cannot say the same, and many people are still dealing with the aftermath of the destruction.
Traveling without a detailed itinerary can be exciting and the best way to experience a country. It can also be foolish and even downright dangerous, as we learned on our recent trip to Lesotho.
While soaking in the glorious surroundings of Stellenbosch last week, it was impossible not to notice the similarities to another region, 10,000 miles away, that is also famous for its wine. So in a first #tbt post, I’ll share with you some of the highlights of a trip we took last year to Sonoma Valley, California.