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Kauai lodging

America, Lodging

My Kauai Base Camp

1 Comment 24 April 2014

I walked into base camp covered in mud and sweat, carrying my camera and backpack. I must have looked exhausted to those around me as they stared at me bit too long. I couldn’t wait to clean up, get some food, and lay down to assess the day and fall into a deep, deserved sleep. [...]

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how to see the napali coast

Adventure Travel, America, Photo Documentaries

Napali Coast by Air and Sea

10 Comments 22 April 2014

How do you get to see the most beautiful coastline in the United States when there are no roads to get there? You’ve got 3 options – hike in, boat in, or fly in. On my recent trip to Kauai surprisingly I passed on the first option and instead visited the Napali Coast by air [...]

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poi making kauai hawaii

America, Experiences, Volunteering

Tuesday Wednesday Poiday Friday

3 Comments 15 April 2014

“I’ve been coming to poi day since 2001, “ his eyes crinkled in a smile as he fiddled with his fishing net, “I like to come meet people and talk story.” Charlie said. ‘Uncle’ Charlie was one of many old timers I met who showed up every Thursday to make poi as part of a [...]

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Kauai Helicopter Tour photography

America, Featured

Kauai From Above

13 Comments 11 April 2014

Being on the ground hiking and beach-combing in Kauai is great – but nothing beats taking to the air to see this lush island in it’s entirety.  I flew doors off with Jack Harter Helicopters - the originator of helicopter tours on Kauai.  Based on the number of helicopters I saw taking off and landing [...]

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Kauai photography tours

America, Experiences, Photo Documentaries

Adventure Photography in Kauai

9 Comments 10 April 2014

“We’ve met before,” he said “at a Meet Plan Go event in Minneapolis.” I was startled when I received this reply from a random enquiry I made about a photography workshop I was interested in attending in Kauai. It turns out I had indeed met Patrick before. He attended a Meet Plan Go event in [...]

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America, Experiences, Featured

Discover a Fresh Take on Fine Dining in Hawaii

9 Comments 18 March 2014

Outfitted in white gloves, she slowly opened the box as if she was opening up a jewelry box. I fully expected to see rubies or sparkling diamonds like in the movie Pretty Woman. However there were no rubies, instead I was first hit with the aroma – earthy, rich truffles – a distinct smell. As [...]

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Hoopii trail kauai

America, Photo of the Week

Week In-stagram Review Hiking in Kauai

12 Comments 28 February 2014

Each week brings some new scenery and location for me – that’s just the way I like it. If you want to follow where I am real time – then on Friday I will post some of my Instagram photos from the current week. Some weeks I may be traveling somewhere exotic, and some weeks [...]

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America, Featured, Inside My Head

Sherry Ott’s Day Off

10 Comments 18 February 2014

“Hello Ms. Ott.” A group of kids said to me as we passed by each other. As I continued to walk down the path I looked around and saw a group of students on the campus lawn basking in the warm Hawaiian sun, suddenly they started waving at me and yelling “Hello!”. I returned the [...]

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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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