Evan wanted to give you a tour of our ATS apartment before we move from Noida to New Delhi... so here we go!
Our apartment is quite big. Here are some pictures I took with Dad's camera:
Our living room has a sofa and some chairs and our television. This is the room we watch movies in. That door leads to our balcony. We can watch everybody from the balcony.
This is the dining room. This is the room we eat in. It's right next to the living room.
My room. This is the room Audrey and I sleep in. Audrey has the top bunk. We play a lot of games in here. Audrey and I like to play with our friends in here.
The bathrooms. We have three of them. These are the rooms we wash our hands in. We wash our hands a lot here in India!
This is my Mom and Dad's room. It is a little bigger. Thought the door is a small balcony. We hang our clothes out to dry on the balcony.
The Guest Room. This is were people have slept when they came to visit. Mom works at night in this room when she is on her calls to the U.S.
And last but not least, our kitchen. Our cook, or my Dad usually make dinner. We don't have a regular oven, but we can cook on the stove and in our microwave. Dad says we will have an oven when we move into our new apartment in Delhi.
Hope you enjoyed the tour. We have lived in this apartment since January, 2009!
We went to the USA for six weeks and this is what we did...
First we flew from India to Atlanta, Georgia. Our Grandpa picked us up from the airport and we drove to Blairsville, GA. It's in the mountains. We stayed there for ten days.
While we were with our Grandpa and Nana we got to eat really good food, explore the woods with Georgia the dog and listen to some live "bluegrass" music. We even got to go hiking with our Aunt Melanie and cousin, Sarina!
While we were there we visited our great Aunt Jane in North Carolina. Aunt Sue and Uncle Bob lets us feed the chickens and collect eggs, we learned how to ride the four wheeler, shoot a rifle and play on the Wii! It was a very fun three days!
Then our Dad found out someone knocked down our backyard fence in Austin, so we had to drive to Texas...
On our way to Texas we stopped at some famous Native American mounds in Alabama at a place called, "Moundsville." The mounds are 1,000 years old. They are sort of like pyramids.
In Austin we stayed in our house on Avenue C for four days. Evan and Audrey both had play-dates and we had a party with some of our friends.
Then we had a long drive from Austin to Buffalo to see our Grandma and our JaJa. That part of our trip was 1,700 miles long! First we stopped in Shreveport, Louisanna to see our Aunt Faye. We stayed for one night. She fed us some BBQ! Then we drove through Arkansas, Missouri and then into Illinois. We stayed at a motel in Marion, Illinois. The last day was really long. We drove on across Indiana, through Ohio and finally went across a little corner of Pennsylvania to Grandma's house in Buffalo, NY. Nine states in all!
We had lots of fun at Grandma's house.
We went fishing with our JaJa and took a trip to Niagara Falls. At the falls we got to walk BEHIND where the water falls!
Evan's favorite fact about Niagara Falls: "you can fill one million bathtubs every minute with the water that goes over the falls...." Before we had to start home we also had had fun at a baby shower for our Aunt Heidi and Uncle Sujal. All of the ladies wore big hats and drank tea.
After visiting Grandma's we drove back to Georgia.
We stayed a few more days with our Grandpa and Nana there in Blairsville. Dad says our summer "road trip" was over 4,000 miles long!
We are excited to be back in India this time because we are going to a new school - the American Embassy School AND we will be moving to an apartment in New Delhi soon!