The 2018 event, our 14th, was the most geographically ambitious of all our global adventures to date.
Let The Blind Date with the World™ begin…

Teams (minus teams that were still not present) meet and broke bread in San Francisco.
SLO Folks were back for the 3rd time…
First stop…Taiwan.

National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall…
Next stop, the cultural triangle of India.
Team Sonoma Strong proved their mettle…

Akshardham Temple

Oh yes, the Taj…
Next we flew across Somali to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Back for another turn around were the Buckeye Terriers.
Ethiopia had many sites…old and new.

We headed further south in Africa to Zimbabwe…

Made new friends…
Team Leo & the Crab enjoyed our African home away from home…
Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
Somewhere in Zambia…along the Zambezi River
Chobe National Park, Botswana
Oh yea, Victoria Falls was there too…
A quick Layover in J’burg, South Africa…and then…

…To Buenos Aires, Argentina…one of only two flights a day that service South America from Africa!

NOLA 2nd Line was back to their old stomping grounds…
Simply, the best!
Tango…
Teams pondered their future amongst the art at our hotel.
Others pondered a meal…

Zoe of Lawyers without Borders was happy to end in…

Miami…and more nature.
And the winners are…

Third time is the charm…SLO Folks.
The 2018 edition of The World’s Greatest Travelers

43,604 kilometers…mostly south of the equator…nine new countries.

The Global Scavenger Hunt™ has now visited 85 countries around the world.
The goal is 100… Hmm, what is next?