2018-Adventures travel blog


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These entries tell of our travel adventures for 2018 – our fourteenth year.
The highlight of our year was a two-week trip to New Zealand accompanied by our son Jon, Jr. Our guided tour was limited to only 15 people plus our leader. We flew to Auckland a day early to give us a chance to acclimate to the overnight flight and losing a day and a half. In addition to Auckland, we visited four cities and toured both islands from the sea coast to the mountains.
Upon our return, we did our daughter, grandson, doctor, and dentist visits in Olympia, made our annual trek to northern Idaho to visit Sharon’s cousins before heading for Ahsahka, Idaho, to spend two-and-a-half months volunteering at Dworshak Dam and Reservoir for the Army Corps of Engineers.
We ended the year traveling across the country visiting friends in four different cities and ending up in central Florida for Christmas and New Year’s Eve with our son.

Order: oldest at bottom ( reverse )

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Part 3 - Dworshak Dam and Reservoir
Part 2 – Dworshak Dam & Reservoir
Dworshak Dam and Reservoir, Ahsahka,...
Lake Easton, Washington
Glengary, Idaho
Side Trip to Wisconsin
Glengary, Idaho
Newport, Washington
Olympia, Washington
Tucson, Arizona
Wellington, New Zealand
Christchurch, New Zealand
Hokitika, New Zealand – Part 2
Hokitika, New Zealand – Part 1
Fox Glacier, New Zealand
Queenstown, New Zealand – Part 2
Queenstown, New Zealand – Part 1
Rotorua, New Zealand – Part 2
Rotorua, New Zealand – Part 1
Auckland, New Zealand
Tucson, Arizona
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