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  • MondayMural | Found on Big Island, Hawaii

    Murals from Hawaii These are some murals that were found at the visitor center at Pu’uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park in Big Island, Hawaii. These ceramic murals take us back to ancient Hawaii, bits and parts of Polynesian history and showcase the flora you see on the archipelago....
  • To Happy Hawaii-days!*

    Tropical Islands in the middle of the great Pacific. Where the land is a happy picture of green rainforests, black lava rocks, black and red-sand beaches, not to mention the white sands. There’s even a salt-and pepper-beach. Men and women attired in colourful clothes with big floral prints or...
  • Hawaiian Sands: Black Sand Beach, Salt and Pepper Beach…

    I had only heard about black sand beaches, now I got to see one. Quite a visual treat it was. I’d say that the black sand is another must-see on Big Island (apart from the volcanoes and lava tube). In my previous post on our Big Island Volcano tour, I...
  • Volcano tour on Hawaii’s Big Island

    The highlight of my Hawaii Holiday was making it to Volcanoes National Park on Big Island. How could we go to Hawaii and not see a bit of the volcanic activity that this place is so famous for? As we were flying into Kona airport on Big Island, I...
  • Some lessons on Hawaiian culture

    It was our first full day on Big Island, HI. What we had planned for the day was a Hawaiian culture tour on the west coast of the island: A visit to Hulihe’e Palace, which was the summer palace of the nobles (now a museum), see Pu’uhonua O Honaunau...
  • Anything to beat Hawaii?*

    Aloha my dear readers, Another wedding anniversary came and went. This one, we thought should be marked with a holiday because it was anniversary 5. It wasn’t a so-called romantic holiday as you would think it to be, as we had a little one with us and honestly, we...
  • Rainforest mural

    Found in Capitola | Rainforest Mural

    This week for Monday Mural,  I’m taking you back to Capitola, CA. And this time, what I have to show you in this coastal town is a rainforest mural. It is picture or a rich green vegetation with some colourful birds and colourful flowers too. I found this rainforest...
  • The road to Mount Rainier

    It was late-May and we were in the SeaTac area. With Winter behind us and a good part of Spring too, it seemed like a fairly good time to squeeze in a drive to Mt. Rainier. So we drove South for a bit and left I-5S to drive into...
  • From the Window Seat | Honolulu

    I’m Hawaii dreaming and keeping my fingers crossed. 😉 So today, I’m sharing some pictures from my window seat aboard a Hawaiian airlines flight to the Hawaiian capital, Honolulu on Oahu Island. It was my first visit to the Aloha State, a few years ago. And we were flying...
  • Monday Mural| Found in Honolulu

    A mural saying ‘Aloha at the Honolulu Airport, Oahu. The Aloha Mural Aloha! That’s how you greet each other in Hawaii. To see ‘Aloha’ painted on a wall at the airport where we made our entry into the island state, made it such a ‘welcoming’ sight. Later we would...
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