Journey Jotters

Bitten by the travel bug

At the end of 2020, the JJ family took a Christmas getaway with our friends, the T family. After worrying about the pandemic all year long and staying home, we felt it was time to take a break. We decided to venture out of Texas on a road trip but not too far. Our friends …

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I have long wished to travel to Mexico. Between media reports of how unsafe it was, of potential kidnappings, shootings, etc, it felt like taking a chance. Then, I heard several podcasts on Rick Steves, Amateur Traveler, and read several blogs about living and traveling in Mexico that changed my mind. In addition, one of …

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The itinerary we drafted saw us flying out of DFW on the evening of Dec 15, 2016 to San Fransisco and then onto Auckland. We were to reach on Saturday morning, Dec 17th and fly into Queenstown on Jetstar. We would collect our rental car and start our 13 day journey across the two islands …

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