Monthly Archives: July 2014

Kauai is nature – big and small: rainbows, sunsets, and flowers

Kauai is many shades of blue and green (unlike Iceland, which was many shades of black and gray). both were awesome. Sunsets Rainbows Flowers Other Advertisements

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Kauai – Unique treasures : Wailua Falls, catamaran on the Napoli coast , Cliff Hike in Waimea canyon, Biking In Kapaa, Queens Bath , beaches

Kauai packs a lot of interesting features into a small 33 miles long and 25 miles across island: tropical rain forest, towering cliffs, desert, beaches, etc…. A feast for the eyes. And small adventures all around. Here are a few: … Continue reading

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Kauai – hiking (some) of the Kalalau trail to Hanakapiai falls

The germination of the idea for a trip to Kauai came from a Motion episode about hiking the 11 mile Kalalau trail. Since that hike involves much toil and then camping, that was not going to happen. But we got … Continue reading

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Kauai – hiking thru the mud and loving it

Kauai offers seven distinct microclimates, from lush interior spots to arid areas on the West Side. Mount Waialeale (elevation 5,148 ft) is at the heart of Kauai’s uninhabited interior and is a quintessential rainforest with over 400-inches of rain per … Continue reading

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Kauai – the top 10

The initial idea to go to Kauai came from a set of two Motion TV episodes. See this link. This is one of my favorite shows, and when the hosts says this is a “must do:”, then we go! Once … Continue reading

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Kauai is: Awesome from the Air

Each vacation must have a little fear and a little danger – that is just a rule. One of our vacation sayings is that “life begins at the end of your comfort zone”; and what better way to approach that … Continue reading

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Kauai is: lots of stunning places for… well… DYB’ing

As you know, we like to do our “damn you Brodie’s” , for no other reason than we “like to do them” (yes – I know that is circular logic). We have done them in past vacations like Iceland, and … Continue reading

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