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Maui 2017 – An Experiment in Minimalism

A vacation to a beautiful, photographically rich destination without my camera bag and tripod?  Am I crazy?  I'd meticulously packed by camera backpack with multiple lenses and camera bodies, all my filters, my sensor cleaning kit, spare batteries, memory [...]

2018-07-01T16:06:39+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Categories: Maui 2017|Tags: , , , |

Kauai Hiking Adventure 2013 – Trip Journal Index

Kauai, known as Hawaii's "Garden Isle," is geologically the oldest of the main Hawaiian islands.  In May 2013, Clara and I traveled to Kauai with the goal of tackling some of the best hiking trails on the planet.  The [...]

2017-01-26T22:45:11+00:00 January 1st, 2017|Categories: Kauai 2013, Travel Journal|Tags: , , , |

Kauai Journal Part 4 – Kalalau Beach, Na Pali Coast

This is Part IV of our Kauai 2013 trip journal.  After tackling the Kalalau Trail, we're are rewarded with the stunning Kalalu Beach nestled within the wild and breathtakingly beautiful Napali Coast. The only way to access this remote and [...]

2017-01-26T22:45:42+00:00 January 1st, 2017|Categories: Kauai 2013, Travel Journal|Tags: , , , , |

Kauai Journal Part 3 – Kalalau Trail, Na Pali Coast

This is Part III of our Kauai 2013 trip recounting our trek across the Na Pali Coast where we tackled what I believe must be one of the 10 Best hiking trails in the world.  Seriously.  No joke.  The [...]

2017-01-29T14:41:22+00:00 January 1st, 2017|Categories: Kauai 2013, Travel Journal|Tags: , , , |

Kauai Journal Part 2 – The Nu’alolo Cliff and Awa’awapuhi Trails

This is Part II of our Kauai 2013 trip journal describing our trek across the Nu'alolo Cliff Trail and climbing the Awa'awapuhi Trail in Kauai's Koke’e State Park.  Hiking the Nu'alolo Cliff Trail & Awa'awapuhi Trail complete the ~12 mile [...]

2017-01-26T22:46:45+00:00 January 1st, 2017|Categories: Kauai 2013, Travel Journal|Tags: , , , |