Our Cup is Half Full !

Trip Start Jun 10, 2010
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Trip End Jun 25, 2010


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Saturday, June 12, 2010

We"re happy to say we are half way there! We are leaving Dubai... plane is boarding.! The sun, as we approached Dubai, was so bright and clear until we landed and it seemed there was sand floating in the air! The airport was new and under renovation. Withhout so many men in white dress cottons and women in their black burquas and without theTHRONGS of soccer (football) fans, and the unforgettable 12 hour flight just endured, you may think you were still in the US.

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The excitement in the air is palpable! Marcus is realizing a dream to attend the World Cup and the rest of us are just thrilled to tag along!! The whole Emerates flying experience was fantastic. A GIANT thanks to a special friend with the power to prescribe Ambien! The second leg, an 8 hour flight from Dubai to Durban was just a lovely nap! We have arrived safely at our Durban Guesthouse.  Tomorrow, I will post pictures!
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Bob Haddad on

Hey guys...glad to hear you made it safely and that you had some Ambien! have a great time! Rad - please check your email!

Lori & Dick on

Glad you made it safely! I'm so excited for you all! Thank you for the travel blog, we get to enjoy with you.

yolanda mallory on

Happy to hear all is well. I'm exhausted just thinking about the trip!

mom & dad on

Sounds exciting...can't wait to see photos. Take it easy, Marcus!

Tracy Haddad on

Hey there...have been thinking about you as you travel afar. Glad to hear you are all safe and having fun...can't wait to see photos and hear of your adventures. Love ya all

Fray 5 on

We will be looking for you at the Germany vs. Australia game today--GO GERMANY! Keep safe and have an amazing time!

Missy on

Wow, love hearing the day to day experience of a lifetime! It makes it more fun to watch knowing you guys are there. Take lots of pictures. LOVE my Honda!!

Lori on

Marcus, other than Germany (obviously), for whom are we rooting at the other games?

Laurie Klapacz on

Wow! What an exciting trip! Will love following the whole Cup experience thru you and your family, thanks for sharing! Have a blast and be safe!
XO, LSK

Brad Lyons on

Enjoy the World Cup......Glad the Schuh family arrived safely!

Bill Mal on

Hope you are all having fun. Am watching the World Cup here in the UK. Never felt this type of excitement over the World Cup in the States, its something else. Didnt dare go into a pub by myself to watch the England/USA game yesterday. Just cheered quietly in my apartment. Watching Germany; now up 4-0 just a few minutes left. Marcus- celebrate with a cold one.

Mary Jo on

Lauren, I am so proud of you...you posted before you even got there. We watched the game yesterday but never saw your sweet faces! I am glad Germany won so you can enjoy vthe first part of your trip. Love you guys!

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reneeb on

Hi Lauren...thanks for including me in the blog! I am so excited for you guys! What a GREAT trip. Did Marcus pee his pants 4 times.....once for each goal? Enjoy~ xo

mike c on

hey, sounds like you guys are having a great time, can't wait for the next post

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