Moving To Spain πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ

User: ckuratli
Dates: 22 Mar 2017 - 23 Apr 2017
Duration: 1Β month

Sunday 23 Apr 2017 14:51

Lunch at the golf club just next door.. ⛳️

Posted: April 23, 2017, 12:51 p.m.

Sunday 23 Apr 2017 13:02

Family photo after tough soccer game!! πŸ₯…

Posted: April 23, 2017, 11:02 a.m.

Sunday 23 Apr 2017 12:45

We take a day off today and stay at home, going for a walk and play some soccer. ⚽️

Posted: April 23, 2017, 10:45 a.m.

Saturday 22 Apr 2017 18:35

Waiting for the grill to be ready! Good day!! We bought beds for the boys and a desk for me. Now we only need a kitchen table. 😁

Posted: April 22, 2017, 4:35 p.m.

Saturday 22 Apr 2017 16:01

... and in Navarrete... seven rooms was painted with the first coat today! πŸ‘Go Fran!

Posted: April 22, 2017, 2:01 p.m.

Saturday 22 Apr 2017 10:26

We have picked up the "Aygo" 😁

Posted: April 22, 2017, 8:26 a.m.

Saturday 22 Apr 2017 7:22

Godmorgon!!! 😎😎😎

Posted: April 22, 2017, 5:22 a.m.

Friday 21 Apr 2017 17:23

Pipe from the new guest bathroom on top floor is now coming down through Leo's room.

Posted: April 21, 2017, 3:23 p.m.

Friday 21 Apr 2017 17:16

Hmm... we just learned that the fire place is dead... MUERTO...😩

Posted: April 21, 2017, 3:16 p.m.

Friday 21 Apr 2017 16:51

We fixed all papers today for Anna & Nicoles car. Tomorrow we can pick it up. πŸ‘

Posted: April 21, 2017, 2:51 p.m.

Friday 21 Apr 2017 8:26

The extended Family is complete with Anna & Nicole here! 😁😁

Posted: April 21, 2017, 6:26 a.m.

Thursday 20 Apr 2017 17:50

Baumeister Fran is happy with the progress and confirms that they will work the full weekend.

Posted: April 20, 2017, 3:50 p.m.

Thursday 20 Apr 2017 17:41

The full wall is down, light is coming in to the living room and it looks great.

Posted: April 20, 2017, 3:41 p.m.

Wednesday 19 Apr 2017 18:25

The frames for the window to the inner yard from the dining room is up.

Posted: April 19, 2017, 4:25 p.m.

Wednesday 19 Apr 2017 18:25

First opening between living room and dining room down, we decided to knock down the upper wall all the way to allow more light in.

Posted: April 19, 2017, 4:25 p.m.

Wednesday 19 Apr 2017 18:11

The new bathroom for guests on the top floor has walls.

Posted: April 19, 2017, 4:11 p.m.

Wednesday 19 Apr 2017 18:06

Preparing for painting in our bedroom.

Posted: April 19, 2017, 4:06 p.m.

Wednesday 19 Apr 2017 18:05

This will be Leo's bathroom.

Posted: April 19, 2017, 4:05 p.m.

Wednesday 19 Apr 2017 8:38

The wine fields are turning green.. summer is coming! 🌞

Posted: April 19, 2017, 6:38 a.m.

Tuesday 18 Apr 2017 20:31

Boys ready for bed after a full day....

Posted: April 18, 2017, 6:31 p.m.

Tuesday 18 Apr 2017 14:38

Construction started... wall down and window started between dining room and inner yard... πŸ‘πŸ‘

Posted: April 18, 2017, 12:38 p.m.

Tuesday 18 Apr 2017 7:36

Altough the morning run is tough with all hills, the reward of watching the sunrise over golf course, wine fields, olive trees and mountains in the background to a beautiful concert of bird song... makes it all a great start of the day.

Posted: April 18, 2017, 5:36 a.m.

Monday 17 Apr 2017 14:28

All 8 get along very well, we have met our first Spanish friends. 🀝

Posted: April 17, 2017, 12:28 p.m.

Monday 17 Apr 2017 14:20

Moving on to Calle Laurel for some tapas! πŸ˜„πŸ‘

Posted: April 17, 2017, 12:20 p.m.

Monday 17 Apr 2017 12:55

... while the parents meet up for a coffee on the side. Here we are with our banker Ivan and his wife Susana.

Posted: April 17, 2017, 10:55 a.m.

Monday 17 Apr 2017 12:54

Today we socialize the Logrono way... kids play in the Espolon Square...

Posted: April 17, 2017, 10:54 a.m.

Monday 17 Apr 2017 9:47

A wonderful long breakfast. Today we will meet up with our banker and his family in Logrono, tonight we meet Fran Baumeister at the house. 😎

Posted: April 17, 2017, 7:47 a.m.

Sunday 16 Apr 2017 20:59

Ready for bed after another full day.. the full house is cleaned. All trash left behind is stored in three positions. We are clear on new walls, rooms and bathrooms. Tomorrow we meet our construction guy Fran in the house! πŸ‘

Posted: April 16, 2017, 6:59 p.m.

Sunday 16 Apr 2017 13:50

... even Leo is in... πŸ˜„

Posted: April 16, 2017, 11:50 a.m.

Sunday 16 Apr 2017 13:49

Filling the pool with ice cold water... but Lucas still jumps in! πŸ˜„

Posted: April 16, 2017, 11:49 a.m.

Sunday 16 Apr 2017 13:26

Lunch! Sausage grilled on a one time grill! But the environment is fantastic!

Posted: April 16, 2017, 11:26 a.m.

Sunday 16 Apr 2017 10:33

Driving.... to Navarrete in the morning... πŸ˜„

Posted: April 16, 2017, 8:33 a.m.

Saturday 15 Apr 2017 20:00

Posted: April 15, 2017, 6 p.m.

Saturday 15 Apr 2017 18:03

We bought the boys some toys to enjoy this time without furniture...

Posted: April 15, 2017, 4:03 p.m.

Saturday 15 Apr 2017 17:07

... four years later... it looks like this... πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„

Posted: April 15, 2017, 3:07 p.m.

Saturday 15 Apr 2017 10:02

Last time we bought a house and started refurbishments it looked like this....

Posted: April 15, 2017, 8:02 a.m.

Friday 14 Apr 2017 13:25

They had some pretty old books... this is where the Spanish language was first born.

Posted: April 14, 2017, 11:25 a.m.

Friday 14 Apr 2017 13:06

We went to a Monastery today to do some tourism in between the house work.

Posted: April 14, 2017, 11:06 a.m.

Thursday 13 Apr 2017 11:51

On a walk in Navarrete. πŸ˜„

Posted: April 13, 2017, 9:51 a.m.

Sunday 9 Apr 2017 16:42

Lucas and me on a walk exploring the Spanish insects!

Posted: April 9, 2017, 2:42 p.m.

Sunday 9 Apr 2017 14:00

We have lunch outside by the church and Lucas makes his first friends! πŸ‘

Posted: April 9, 2017, noon

Sunday 9 Apr 2017 13:28

The house... again... next week we might get the keys... πŸ˜„

Posted: April 9, 2017, 11:28 a.m.

Sunday 9 Apr 2017 13:27

Lucas and Leo by our door...

Posted: April 9, 2017, 11:27 a.m.

Sunday 9 Apr 2017 13:19

We come just in time for the procession to church celebrating Palm Sunday.

Posted: April 9, 2017, 11:19 a.m.

Sunday 9 Apr 2017 13:18

Our first day in Spain as a family. We go to Navarette to show Lucas and Leo the house from the outside.

Posted: April 9, 2017, 11:18 a.m.

Saturday 8 Apr 2017 17:37

Skânt att lÀgga sig i grÀset efter 20 timmars resa! 🌞

Posted: April 8, 2017, 3:37 p.m.

Saturday 8 Apr 2017 17:36

Finally!!! The whole family is here!!! πŸ˜„πŸ˜„

Posted: April 8, 2017, 3:36 p.m.

Saturday 8 Apr 2017 8:58

... in the meantime... Leo is sleeping on his way.. 😴

Posted: April 8, 2017, 6:58 a.m.

Saturday 8 Apr 2017 8:04

Reunion Day!!! Today my three boys arrive!!! I go for a morning run in a very beautiful morning! πŸ˜„πŸ’žπŸ˜„

Posted: April 8, 2017, 6:04 a.m.

Friday 7 Apr 2017 18:34

On the airport, ready to go to our new home country Spain. πŸ™

Posted: April 7, 2017, 4:34 p.m.

Friday 7 Apr 2017 14:34

The final piece to be shipped, Stephans lovely motorcycle...

Posted: April 7, 2017, 12:34 p.m.

Friday 7 Apr 2017 13:34

The boys are waking up the last morning in the US, and say goodbye to the friends where they lived the last week (Stephans friend Scott and his family).

Posted: April 7, 2017, 11:34 a.m.

Friday 7 Apr 2017 9:01

Logrono is blooming! I am on my way to immigration for the 4th time. This time I can hopefully collect my permanent residence card!

Posted: April 7, 2017, 7:01 a.m.

Thursday 6 Apr 2017 22:09

Leo and his teacher Mrs Atchison. Both boys learned to read with her.

Posted: April 6, 2017, 8:09 p.m.

Thursday 6 Apr 2017 21:14

... and Leo says good bye to his class...

Posted: April 6, 2017, 7:14 p.m.

Thursday 6 Apr 2017 20:09

Lucas says good bye to his class on his last day in Chatham Day School.

Posted: April 6, 2017, 6:09 p.m.

Thursday 6 Apr 2017 12:14

Leaving the french plant after two days here! Driving home to Spain.

Posted: April 6, 2017, 10:14 a.m.

Tuesday 4 Apr 2017 18:15

Left early and took a walk since I have no mail, files... tomorrow I am going to France.

Posted: April 4, 2017, 4:15 p.m.

Tuesday 4 Apr 2017 15:20

One of the hurdles with moving... I am now on the third day since my id was cut and I lost access to laptop, emails, calendar, files... a little bit challenging to handle... πŸ˜–πŸ˜–πŸ˜–

Posted: April 4, 2017, 1:20 p.m.

Monday 3 Apr 2017 21:48

Time to say Auf Wiedersehen to Savina. Thanks for a fantastic time together during half a year of big changes!!! Next time we will meet in Spain or Austria! πŸ’žπŸ’žπŸ’ž

Posted: April 3, 2017, 7:48 p.m.

Monday 3 Apr 2017 20:29

Leaving the house after 2 hours discussions and measuring.. 😴

Posted: April 3, 2017, 6:29 p.m.

Monday 3 Apr 2017 19:52

Was back at our house this evening, to get a second offer for the constructions. Here a view from our future roof top bar.. πŸ˜„

Posted: April 3, 2017, 5:52 p.m.

Monday 3 Apr 2017 7:49

Morningrun on the golf course before the golfers are up!! Lots of hills, 65 flights of stairs this morning. πŸ˜„

Posted: April 3, 2017, 5:49 a.m.

Sunday 2 Apr 2017 23:48

A drink in the city that does not sleep...

Posted: April 2, 2017, 9:48 p.m.

Sunday 2 Apr 2017 23:48

Touristing NYC with the Swiss friends.

Posted: April 2, 2017, 9:48 p.m.

Sunday 2 Apr 2017 22:48

A final walk in Central Park! πŸ˜„

Posted: April 2, 2017, 8:48 p.m.

Sunday 2 Apr 2017 20:04

Dinner for one... I miss my three boys.. 😟

Posted: April 2, 2017, 6:04 p.m.

Sunday 2 Apr 2017 18:24

Spent most of the day working, preparing for the coming week. Took a walk in the early evening. Chilly but beautiful.

Posted: April 2, 2017, 4:24 p.m.

Saturday 1 Apr 2017 20:48

Meanwhile... the rest of the family is on Museum of Natural History in NYC!!! πŸ‘

Posted: April 1, 2017, 6:48 p.m.

Saturday 1 Apr 2017 20:06

Now it is time for dinner... πŸ™

Posted: April 1, 2017, 6:06 p.m.

Saturday 1 Apr 2017 19:47

Livingroom.. sofas covered with sheets since they were disgusting...

Posted: April 1, 2017, 5:47 p.m.

Saturday 1 Apr 2017 19:47

Diningroom table...

Posted: April 1, 2017, 5:47 p.m.

Saturday 1 Apr 2017 19:47

I have pimped the house...

Posted: April 1, 2017, 5:47 p.m.

Saturday 1 Apr 2017 19:04

Meanwhile in NYC... Stephan and the boyz are touristing a final time with a Swiss family on visit.

Posted: April 1, 2017, 5:04 p.m.

Saturday 1 Apr 2017 17:10

I spend the day shopping toilet paper, washing powder and cleaning the worst in the house. Heating is fixed, it was a hole in a pipe. A Spanish McGyver came and fixed it with... yes, a chewing gum and silver tape!!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

Posted: April 1, 2017, 3:10 p.m.

Friday 31 Mar 2017 19:14

The first night will be a bit of a camping experience, no heating, no hot water, no WIFI, no telephone... but a great view!!! back to basic survival!! πŸ•

Posted: March 31, 2017, 5:14 p.m.

Friday 31 Mar 2017 18:30

... meanwhile in La Rioja... I moved into our temporary living at a golf course vacation home complex. Having supper in the evening sun. 🌞😎

Posted: March 31, 2017, 4:30 p.m.

Friday 31 Mar 2017 18:06

Stephan is taking down his parking space sign and locks the door...

Posted: March 31, 2017, 4:06 p.m.

Friday 31 Mar 2017 17:21

... the house is empty again, we lived three good years in this house with 17 Au Pairs and countless great parties with fantastic new friends.

Posted: March 31, 2017, 3:21 p.m.

Friday 31 Mar 2017 17:09

At home in Morristown.. the last box goes into the second container... 🚚

Posted: March 31, 2017, 3:09 p.m.

Friday 31 Mar 2017 16:22

Leo and Ashley reading a funny story for the class. πŸ’ž

Posted: March 31, 2017, 2:22 p.m.

Friday 31 Mar 2017 10:11

Leo in Science studies during the moving week, he is focused in school and not affected by the boxes at home.

Posted: March 31, 2017, 2:11 p.m.

Friday 31 Mar 2017 14:29

Last meal in the house.. breakfast without plates, spoons or glasses... limited menu... πŸ˜„

Posted: March 31, 2017, 12:29 p.m.

Friday 31 Mar 2017 14:27

Lucas and Leo is having a lot of fun in the house full of boxes... πŸ˜„

Posted: March 31, 2017, 12:27 p.m.

Thursday 30 Mar 2017 22:19

Containrarna lastas fΓΆr sin bΓ₯tresa ΓΆver Atlanten... πŸ—½πŸš’πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ

Posted: March 30, 2017, 8:19 p.m.

Thursday 30 Mar 2017 21:02

Min sista delikata middag i Logrono pΓ₯ ett tag... imorgon flyttar jag till ett temporΓ€rt boende i ett hus utanfΓΆr Logrono. Skall bli skΓΆnt att fΓ₯ ett Hem igen.

Posted: March 30, 2017, 7:02 p.m.

Thursday 30 Mar 2017 16:16

In Morristown.. they are ready for the first container to be arriving so they can start loading!! 🚚

Posted: March 30, 2017, 2:16 p.m.

Wednesday 29 Mar 2017 18:40

Lucas and Leos rooms are empty and they are now camping next to Stephan... ⛺️

Posted: March 29, 2017, 4:40 p.m.

Wednesday 29 Mar 2017 18:40

In Morristown almost the full house is in boxes by now. 🚚

Posted: March 29, 2017, 4:40 p.m.

Tuesday 28 Mar 2017 20:39

Spring has arrived to Logrono with flowers and bird song all around.

Posted: March 28, 2017, 6:39 p.m.

Tuesday 28 Mar 2017 20:38

I appreciate the extra of light in the evening!

Posted: March 28, 2017, 6:38 p.m.

Tuesday 28 Mar 2017 20:14

A couple of storches is enjoying the sunset from their house... not easy to spot but one is standing up.

Posted: March 28, 2017, 6:14 p.m.

Tuesday 28 Mar 2017 11:20

... and furniture being wrapped... 🚚

Posted: March 28, 2017, 9:20 a.m.

Tuesday 28 Mar 2017 11:19

Lots of boxes prepared in Morristown after one day of packing... 🚚

Posted: March 28, 2017, 9:19 a.m.

Monday 27 Mar 2017 14:31

... and in Morristown... the moving crew has arrived and the packing has started... 🚚

Posted: March 27, 2017, 12:31 p.m.

Monday 27 Mar 2017 13:32

I am working in my office in Viana...

Posted: March 27, 2017, 11:32 a.m.

Sunday 26 Mar 2017 18:48

... playing with the camera... πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„

Posted: March 26, 2017, 4:48 p.m.

Sunday 26 Mar 2017 18:47

Walking in the vineyards after lunch and...

Posted: March 26, 2017, 4:47 p.m.

Sunday 26 Mar 2017 14:19

Modern, informative, good audioguide, excellent flow and some fun games in between.

Posted: March 26, 2017, 12:19 p.m.

Sunday 26 Mar 2017 13:49

I am on an excursion today to the Wine Museum of La Rioja. Great Museum!

Posted: March 26, 2017, 11:49 a.m.

Sunday 26 Mar 2017 11:49

It stopped raining! Logrono is full of life today, 8000 women of all ages doing a charity run. The men are there in marching bands to cheer them on!

Posted: March 26, 2017, 9:49 a.m.

Saturday 25 Mar 2017 20:49

Packing started in Morristown... pool table being dismantled and crated. πŸ”©

Posted: March 25, 2017, 7:49 p.m.

Saturday 25 Mar 2017 15:05

It is a rainy and cold Saturday in Logrono, I rest and study Spanish. Here some fantastic Pan y Mantequilla... bread and butter. πŸ₯–

Posted: March 25, 2017, 2:05 p.m.

Friday 24 Mar 2017 21:28

Back at my favorite restaurant... enjoying another fabulos dinner. I have now been sitting for one hour watching these brilliant chefs work with an efficiency and beauty like a Russian gymnastics team.

Posted: March 24, 2017, 8:28 p.m.

Friday 24 Mar 2017 17:28

Today I left the rental car and could pick up my company car... πŸ‘ another step completed! πŸ˜„

Posted: March 24, 2017, 4:28 p.m.

Thursday 23 Mar 2017 19:50

Happy to be back!!! Looking forward to a dinner by the fire and then a long nights sleep!! 😴

Posted: March 23, 2017, 6:50 p.m.

Thursday 23 Mar 2017 19:45

Back in the hotel in Logrono... exhausted...

Posted: March 23, 2017, 6:45 p.m.

Thursday 23 Mar 2017 11:54

Back in the mountains, shortly before landing in Bilbao. β›°

Posted: March 23, 2017, 10:54 a.m.

Thursday 23 Mar 2017 9:18

Changing flights in Frankfurt, the Motherland of Lufthansa.

Posted: March 23, 2017, 8:18 a.m.

Wednesday 22 Mar 2017 16:20

All my bags are packed I am ready to go... leaving Pioneers Ln in Morristown for the last time..

Posted: March 22, 2017, 8:20 p.m.

Wednesday 22 Mar 2017 10:23

A final walk with Mari in a freezing cold and windy day in NJ. We have done countless steps walking and running over the last 3 years!!! πŸ˜„

Posted: March 22, 2017, 2:23 p.m.

Moving To Spain πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ

User: ckuratli
Dates: 22 Mar 2017 - 23 Apr 2017
Duration: 1Β month

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