Wendy’s personal goal to travel to six of the seven continents (skipping Antarctica) was met when she and Rick touched down in Australia in January 2011. The Walleighs spent nearly a month traveling on both the north and south islands of New Zealand as well as in southeastern Australia, including Sydney.
In late 2005, Rick volunteered in three projects that would help him decide the kind of international economic development work he would find most satisfying as well as where we might attempt to live. Project number two was intended to be short-term. Friends wanted...read more
JANUARY 1 – 29, 2011 . On Mon., Feb.21, 2011 a shallow quake of 6.3 (in Sept. 2010 there was a 7.1) occurred right under downtown Christchurch, collapsing buildings, killing—as of Feb. 24--nearly 100 and trapping up to 200 in many buildings’ rubble. 7 weeks ago we...read more