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Hop, Skip, and a Jump to the Garden Isle

KAUAI!  Before Maui, I had never been to the Hawaiian Islands.  I was never super enthralled or fixated on coming here.  When I came to Maui, it was sort of a ‘okay sure that sounds great’ situation…and it ended up being AWESOME.   640 more words



Everyone was up early for our Napali Coast tour this morning, however it was not smooth sailing at all. Due to a mishap with the transportation, our transport showed up half an hour late and with only one van instead of two, to transport 17 people. 255 more words

Australia's Rivendell

I have arrived in Australia’s Rivendell and am surrounded by a rainforest that stretches from the inland mountainside all the way to sea. In the last ten days I have followed an ancient lava canal from the central Tablelands to rich fertile cane fields, eventually giving way to acres and acres of luscious rainforest; the Daintree National Forest. 549 more words

Canyons, Waterfalls, and Sea Caves

We started out yesterday by driving to the Waimea Canyon.  Waimea Canyon is referred to as the Grand Canyon of the Pacific.  The canyon is 3,000 feet deep and 10 miles long.   323 more words

You Can't Always Get What You Want

Sometimes things don’t always go as planned, especially when Mother Nature has her own agenda.  Yesterday morning we woke up at 4.45 am in order to get to the… 423 more words

Kauai is Wild!

Standing outside of the airport in Lihu’e a bus came within a span of minutes. I made treks to Hanalei and stuck my thumb out. Drivers of a white pickup truck allowed me to jump in the back with some other locals hitchhiking to get home. 546 more words

Hawaii Journal - Day 6: Hiking the Napali Coast

As I mentioned in a previous post, the days in Kaua’i were beautiful, energetic and relaxing.  Thought I’d try to recap the travelogue of our final 2 1/2 days there through this blog post. 664 more words