2013: Year in Review

Because it was so much fun a last year

January: ┬áSpending New Years in the Golan, hiking Masada, and staying in this most amazing of places in the Negev desert (home of the HBDP) — all┬áduring Jenelle’s visit.

January 5, 2013 | Negev Desert, Israel

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LLAP around the world

When traveling with me, one must take a moment to be photographed doing the Vulcan salute. It is known. (For real.) (Seriously.)

Here’s a round-up of a few of my favorites.

On the wall around Graceland, during my birthday trip there in 2011 with Jonathan, Alissa, and Kate. (After this picture was taken, I can clearly remember Kate saying, “Was the hand thing really necessary?” Yes. Always.)

Vulcan Salute on the walls around Graceland
April 16, 2011

On the grass near the port in Galway, on one bright, sunny Irish morning. (So green.)

on the grass in Galway
October 29, 2012

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Poor Knights

During the Post Wedding Week of Awesome, Gavin and Berit organized a diving and snorkeling trip for everyone, my first-ever.

Dive Shop
February 6, 2013

I was worried about getting seasick (saints be praised: I didn’t) — though looking at it now, the ocean looks smoother than it felt at the time.

February 6, 2013

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Little Lamb Come Away to the Slaughter

On the drive to the Waitomo Caves in New Zealand, Jon and I made a few stops for photos along the way. We were listening to the Hunger Games soundtrack at the time and I snapped this picture just as Adam Levine and Rozzi Crane sang “Come away little lamb come away to the slaughter…”

Jon felt a tad sheepish about that (COME ON I HAD TO!).

Sheep in the New Zealand Countryside
January 30, 2013

Tricksy Hobbitses Holeses

After a two-day layover in Seoul, South Korea, Jonathan and I arrived in Auckland, New Zealand!! Berit and Gavin met up with us at the airport and made sure we got a phone, a good lunch, and food for the road.

We were soon off because we had a big destination to get to…HOBBITON.

Welcome Sign to Hobbiton
January 28, 2013 | photo by Jonathan

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