Maui, Hawaii 2015 – Part 3

maui hawaii drinking mai tais

Jim and I traveled to Maui, Hawaii last April. I posted about our first 5 days back in May but never got around to posting about the end of our trip. Now that I’ve spent about 40 hours organizing my digital photo collection from 2001-2015, I finally took the time to go through the rest of the Maui photos. Here are the highlights from our 6th & 7th day on the beautiful island of Maui.

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Maui, Hawaii 2015 – Part 1

maui hawaii looking towards lānaʻi

Finally, over 2 weeks after getting home from Maui, Hawaii, I present you with my first post, which covers days 1, 2 & 3. It discusses our sort-of botched snorkeling trip, our discovery of a hidden Japanese temple, and a freak rain storm that trapped us at the hotel for the last few hours of day 3!

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Big Island, Hawaii 2014 – Part 3

big island hawaii ka lae southernmost point in the us

Sorry for the long delay between posts – my computer died last weekend and work has been C·R·A·Z·Y with a capital K. Now I’m sick with some kind of major allergy attack or cold [there’s also a small chance I inhaled an inchworm hanging from a tree on my walk last week, which could account for all the coughing, but the more likely scenario is I’ve caught the blight that’s been taking out my coworkers at record speed.

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Big Island, Hawaii 2014 – Part 2

big island hawaii red hibiscus

After our long road trip to Hilo and back, we decided to chill out in Kona for the next few days. We relaxed in waterfront parks, dined in waterfront restaurants, took daily naps, snorkeled in an almost-enclosed, coral-filled natural bay where sea turtles feed [so cool!], played in the waves at our favorite beach, and slept 10-12 hours a night! All that relaxing tuckered us out! We also toured a local coffee plantation and visited a local honey farm.

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Big Island, Hawaii 2014 – Part 1

big island hawaii mongoose

OMG Hawaii! We got back Sunday night. We loved it! We were in Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii, for 8 days. We could have easily stayed forever. Maybe someday we will 🙂 I realize this isn’t DIY related, but I wanted to document my trip, and by doing a blog post about it, my family and friends can see what we saw!

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Panama Canal Cruise 2013 – Part 2

celebrity infinity panama canal cruise april 2013 colon geoffroy’s tamarin

Last week I discussed life aboard the cruise ship and our first stop in Cartagena, Colombia. The next morning we woke up docked in Colon, Panama. We had 10 hours of shore leave, and Jim and I had chosen a ship-recommended excursion that took us on a lazy boat ride through a tributary of Gatun Lake to see monkeys and other wildlife.

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