Photo Gallery - December 2001
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(Jordan's mom) and Zeda arrive and find Jonah waiting for them at the hotel.
big jumping hug for Zeda.
getting out of the car - the smile on her face clearly shows how much she is
looking forward to her first hug.
view of Tauranga Harbor from the apartment's terrace.
view of the Maunganui beach from the apartment's terrace.
and Gammy relax on the couch watching TV in the apartment they rented for their
weeklong stay at Mount Maunganui (Tauranga).
all play the card game "Look Out For The Shark".
friends Emma and Victor at the apartment.
and Zeda's visit coincided with Channukah. Here is Jonah opening his first
his parents, Jonah got a new bicycle. A two-wheeler with training wheels. Jonah
has been begging for a bicycle since we left Seattle without his
has his first try at riding his new bike, in the apartment.
giving his new bicycle a real try out on the boardwalk by the beach.
Haaaa! He's starting to get the hang of it. Won't be long before we can lose
those training wheels.
new winter coat, brought from the USA so he can wear it when he gets off the
plane when he arrives in New York.
in a maze we found on the way to Rotorua on a day trip.
of part of the maze from a viewing platform just outside the maze.
large bull at a "farm show" in Rotorua. The main feature of the show
was a sheep shearing demonstration.
that's Kate milking a cow, from a respectable distance. Jonah watches in rapt
Queenstown, on New Zealand's South Island, we stayed in a beautiful hotel with
wonderful lake view suites.
view of Lake Wakatipu from our balcony.
fabulous vista taken from the hotel.
more shot of the lake and surrounding mountains.
and Rita relaxing with morning coffee at the hotel in Queenstown.
relaxing at the bar in the hotel.
Shotover Jet boats at the loading pier. The Jet boats are a well-known New
Zealand attraction which started here on the Shotover river. Jet boats can now
be found throughout the country, though the original is rumoured to be the most
entrance to the canyon on the Shotover where the jet boat rides begin.
Jet Boat in action.
and Jonah in full jet boat regalia.
jet boat entering the canyon.
bridge on the Warau River where Bungee Jumping was invented.
young woman completely horizontal - nice form!
and Jonah pose in front of a river we stopped at while driving around.
the Gondala at Queenstown.
view of Queenstown from the Gondola.
Luge track with a gondola car above it.