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Lonely Haleakala Sunset

One of the things to do when visiting Maui, is to watch the sunrise from the summit of Haleakala volcano, which stands over 10,000 feet above the surrounding Pacific Ocean. And on our first trip to the Hawaiian islands, we … Continue reading

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Surfing Goats on Maui

Yes you did read the title correctly… Surfing Goats. At Surfing Goat Dairy, no less. Where you can actually see goats – including baby goats, I might add – on surfboards. Look…. How cool is that?! OK, so admittedly it’d … Continue reading

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Maui, Hawaii’s Valley Island

This is the third part in my series about the different characters of the five Hawaiian islands I visited this time last year. So far I’ve dealt with Kauai and Molokai. This time we move on to Maui. Maui is … Continue reading

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Haleakala Sunrise, Maui

Driving to the top of the 10,023 feet (3055 metre) high Haleakala volcano to witness the sunrise is one of the things they say you must do when visiting the Hawaiian island of Maui. I don’t know who they are, … Continue reading

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Snorkelling in a Volcanic Vent

“It’s okay.” This was the informed opinion of a local, when we told him we were booked on a snorkelling trip out to Molokini crater the next day. Talk about damned by faint praise! He was clearly of a mind … Continue reading

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Grand Symbols Over Maui

I had the most incredible day today. It began over 19 hours ago, with a pre-dawn drive up the mighty Haleakala volcano on the Hawaiian island of Maui. The trip to the top was quicker than expected, so we arrived … Continue reading

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