Six Days, Seven Nights (or thereabouts) on Kauai, pt. 5

More fun and adventure from our trip to Kauai in 2000. I'm interested to know if anyone has been there recently and knows if it has changed from being a rustic getaway to tourist hot spot. We loved Kauai for it's beautiful secluded beaches and laid back vibe. In this episode we find the illustrious … Continue reading Six Days, Seven Nights (or thereabouts) on Kauai, pt. 5

Six Days, Seven Nights (or thereabouts) on Kauai, pt. 1

In this period of COVID-19 lockdowns, it has never been more enjoyable, nor therapeutic, to relive past travel experiences. Fortunately, I have been writing about these experiences since 1999 so can read about them over and over again. Here is the first in a series of stories from our first trip to Hawaii in 2000, … Continue reading Six Days, Seven Nights (or thereabouts) on Kauai, pt. 1

The Hikers’ Credo: Six hours in the Honolulu highlands

The Manoa Falls hike started at Ala Moana Mall. We boarded the number 5 bus and were transported through one of Honolulu’s swankiest subdivisions. Behind the cubic “Hawaii 5-O” era homes, grey clouds hung low, creeping across deep green hills, shrouding them in heavy mist, the air humid and stagnant, but perfumed with tropical flowers. … Continue reading The Hikers’ Credo: Six hours in the Honolulu highlands