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Halawa Valley HIke Molokai

America

Halawa Valley Molokai

5 Comments 23 June 2015

I press my forehead against his forehead and I feel his hands reach around and grab the sides of my arm as if to steady himself and me. We are nose to nose, I close my eyes with this stranger, and we take a deep breath at the same time; essentially sharing our intake of […]

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Molokai leper colony

America, Experiences

Molokai Leper Colony

6 Comments 18 June 2015

I listened in shock to our guide Pat as he told the story of Olivia, “Olivia arrived in the 1930’s. She was 18, engaged to be married, and had been living in Oahu. She went to the doctor to get her tonsils out and was diagnosed with leprosy, but she wasn’t told and was allowed […]

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hotel molokai sunrise

America, Lodging

Hotel Molokai the One and Only

4 Comments 16 June 2015

They say one is the loneliest number, but not when you are the only hotel on the Hawaiian Island of Molokai. In fact, if I were to put my business education to work, one is a pretty great number when you are on the supply side of supply and demand equation. Hotel Molokai is truly […]

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abandoned molokai hotels

America, Photo Documentaries

Abandoned Molokai Hotels

14 Comments 11 June 2015

There may only be one hotel on Molokai, however that’s not how it always was. Nestled among tall palm trees and an expansive empty beach is the home of another hotel, one that has seen better days. The story of the Kaluakoi Resort is a torrid one. It was built as the Sheraton Molokai Hotel […]

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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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