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A plate of food at a luau

A Few Firsts in Hawaii

July 30, 2012

in beach, Hawaii, hiking, Kaui, Maui, snorkeling

Unlike many other travel bloggers, I have never kept an official travel bucket list. This doesn’t mean there aren’t experiences I hold in my head as possibilities each time I venture away from home. I was able to have a few random “firsts” once I was already in Hawaii – here’s the skinny on how […]

View of Sydney and Harbour Bridge

Turning Right at Taronga

May 15, 2012

in exploring, hiking, history, parks

It’d been a while since we’d gone exploring. Sunday rose up bright, blue and brisk, so Brendan and I looked up places we could take the ferry to that we’d not yet visited. We thought we could get to Fort Denison by one of the local ferries, but the clerk at the ticket counter at […]