Tag Archives: Maui

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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Hawaiian Sunrises & Sunsets

I love a good sunrise or sunset. The way the glow of the Sun, close to the horizon, seems to set the entire sky ablaze. The long, distorted shadows cast at these times of day. And the bands and streaks … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

It’s going to take me at least 7 ½ lifetimes to see and do everything I want to on this enormous, beautiful planet. My Bucket List includes every last bit of its incredible diversity. From mountains to deserts. From coral … 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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Hawaii Isn’t Hawaii Without A Luau (Or Two)

If you visit Hawaii, you absolutely have to go to a luau. It’s practically compulsory. In case you don’t know, a luau is a traditional Hawaiian feast, usually accompanied by entertainment. So you get food, music, hula dancing and Hawaiian … Continue reading

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Maui Pineapple Tour is Golden

So this week, in combing the photo challenges from the Daily Post, A Word in Your Ear and Where’s My Backpack?, I’m confronted with the words Object, Context and Dry. The Object I’ve chosen is a pineapple. The Context is … 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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