Waipio Valley hike Let’s talk a hike today out to the gorgeous Hamakua coasts and to this beautiful gulch called Waipio valley, an unspoiled and verdant valley where taro plants are grown and processed to make the legendary Hawaiian poi that people love or hate. The valley is huge and desolate sans wild horses and […]
O beautiful for spacious skies, For amber waves of grain, For purple mountain majesties Above the fruited plain! America! America! God shed his grace on thee And crown thy good with brotherhood From sea to shining sea!
A Hamakua estate and garden I’m visiting a private estate and garden out here in the northern part of Hawaii island, would you like to come and join me? Well, let me tell you a little about this gorgeous estate along the gorgeous Hamakua coastline with rugged cliffs dropping down straight into the Pacific ocean. The owners of […]
Welcome to Travel Photo Mondays I’m inviting you to join us every Monday morning to enjoy some gorgeous travel photography and inspiration from around the world. Let’s banish those Monday blues by sharing gorgeous imagery and story telling . For my first submission, I’m not taking you very far, in fact it’s my home town of Hilo, Hawaii. Let me […]
You know, I’ve never been to Australia – it’s a huge country, and so diverse in its landscape, culture and people. I am intrigued to visit this magical place I’ve never been to, and have only seen in pictures. What do I know about Australia and what is it really like, I wonder? ~ I’m […]
Summer flowers Summer is in full bloom here in Hawaii, although it seems like flowers can bloom year round and they do flower quite often. Here are some of my all time favorite flowers that I love to see almost everyday on my daily walks in my garden and outside in many beautiful places on the […]
Driving the Puna Coastline – a photo tour It’s been awhile since I’ve gone out to enjoy a beautiful day outside, I know you would think living in Hawaii that you would want to be outdoors everyday. That’s true, but it’s also easy to get distracted by daily chores, Internet activities and other distractions that […]