Hawaii Hike

America, Featured, Travel Advice

An Itinerary for the Big Island of Hawaii

6 Comments 26 January 2012

For me, travel is about experiences and connecting with people. When I make a connection with people in a destination, then it will turn into one of those magical places that will be on my ‘favorite’ list for years to come. That is what the Big Island of Hawaii was for me. I made many [...]

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solo travel

America, Featured, Solo

Solo Travel Instincts

11 Comments 22 November 2011

I pulled up outside of the airport and saw the flashing lights glaring, almost glowing, in the dark rainy night. I slowed down and pulled over hearing the gravel crunch under my tires. I flashed my lights twice as a signal that I had arrived. The van immediately took off and I followed dutifully. But [...]

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rainforest canopy

America, Featured, Photo Documentaries

Rain Forest Hawaii

6 Comments 25 November 2011

Akaka Falls State Park on the Big Island of Hawaii was the next stop on my Big Island Adventure.  The Hamakua Coast and Hilo were living up to it’s reputation of the rainiest places on earth!   It had been pouring rain all day with no end to the moody, gray clouds – so I decided [...]

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America, Featured

Lava is a Battlefield – Chain of Craters Road

12 Comments 01 December 2011

The radio plays old Van Morison tunes as I sing along in the car with my eyes peeled on the Chain of Craters Road wondering what I will encounter next. Even the radio station on the Big Island has the call letters – LAVA – I let out a little chuckle at the silliness of [...]

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tree lined road

America, Photo Documentaries

Road Trip to Puna on the Big Island Hawaii

34 Comments 09 December 2011

The trees look as if they have plotted a slow attack to take over the road. Vines hang down trying to slyly block my way and hinder my vision. The road isn’t straight nor does it have any defined shoulders or boundaries. The asphalt is laid around each tree trunk making the road look like [...]

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America, Experiences, Featured, Photo of the Week, Tips

Photo Safari – Hunting for Good Photography in Hawaii

6 Comments 15 December 2011

A familiar diesel idle echoed through my ears as the big safari truck pulled up next to me and my little rental car. This truck was my transport to go on safari on the Big Island of Hawaii. However I wasn’t searching for wild game, instead I was searching for good photography. Photo Safari Hawaii [...]

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Big Island

Adventure Travel, America, Experiences

The Big Island from Above

12 Comments 05 January 2012

After driving around the entire Big Island for a week I could appreciate the diversity of landscapes, however today is when the all of the puzzle pieces come together. The lava field piece connects with the rainforest piece. The brown desert piece connects to the turquoise waters of the coast. The towering mountains connecta with [...]

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horse and dog

Adventure Travel, America, Experiences, Featured

Driving Cattle Through Driving Rain in Hawaii

13 Comments 03 January 2012

“The horses are not pets. They are workers. Do not let the horses eat; they have all day to eat. Now they are supposed to be working, they are on my time now.” This is the first thing I hear from the good looking young man dressed in levis, leather chaps with fringe, cowboy boots [...]

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Sherry traveling the world

I'm Sherry, a corporate cube dweller turned nomadic traveler. I travel to off-the-beaten-path destinations to bring you unique travel experiences and photography. But it's not just about travel, it's also about life experiences of a middle age wanderer.
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