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All right, I know exactly what you’re thinking after the reading the headline above. I didn’t come to Hawaii to check out a swamp! Also … What would I find fun about an adventure in a swamp? As it turns out, quite a lot. The Alakai Swamp Trail is a true aloha hiking adventure full of eye.
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One of the most beautiful places on the island of Kauai, which I have called home for nearly two years, is Waimea Canyon. Nicknamed as the Grand Canyon of the Pacific, it is spectacular with similar hues to its earth tones as the Grand Canyon, but it does stand out. The Grand Canyon doesn’t have.
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I moved to Kauai in late 2013. However, since relocation, my scuba gear remained in my adventure toy closet. That was until this Spring. I couldn’t pass up this adventure travel opportunity, but I needed to dust off the gear and my skills. After a brief refresher course with Seasport Divers in Poipu and gear.
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For those that have already visited the Garden Isle or for those that are experienced kayakers with a sense of adventure, I would highly suggest going to one of the most beautiful beaches on Kauai, Kipu Kai. This beach, featured in the movie The Descendants, is on property of the Waterhouse Family between Poipu and.
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Thanksgiving in Kauai

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It’s my first Thanksgiving in Kauai. With those on the mainland already full from the feast or perhaps even going back for seconds, I thought I would share with you how I prepared for my first Thanksgiving in Kauai. I wanted to keep the festivities and menu tied to my roots and previous travels, yet.
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April Fool’s or not, I got to fool around with dolphins! Now for those of you out there with dirty minds (myself included), I’m not bragging about my lipstick case, but rather bragging about an unforgettable sail along Kauai’s Napali Coast. Want to live vicariously through my journey? Why not? Come and follow me along the mystical.
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Hiking Kauai Alakai Swamp Trail

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“If at first you don’ t succeed; try, try, try again.” – W. E. Hickson And, that’s my motto for my favorite hiking trail in Kauai, the Alakai Swamp Trail. Having attempted the eight-mile roundtrip hike twice before once in the summer (too wet) and once this winter (started too late and too wet), I.
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When in Rome, do as the Romans! When in Kauai, do as the Kauaians! And, that means appreciating and respecting the āina (land) for its natural treasures. One way that I do this is by exploring Kauai’s rivers up close and personal via paddleboard. My favorite paddleboard route is on the Hanalei River on the North.
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Kayak Kauai on the Wailua

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In my last post, Tour Kauai via Helicopter as well as a recent summer post Outdoor Adventure Travel in Minneapolis, I have noticed that the mode of transportation you use and the speed of your travel dramatically affect your perspective of a place and experience. Through my helicopter ride on Kauai last week, I was able to.
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Tour Kauai via Helicopter

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Hungry for the best view of my newest destination, a tour of Kauai via helicopter was a must. During an hour flight on an absolutely epic day, I was witness to the color explosion of Waimea Canyon, the powerful allure of the Na Pali Coast, the attraction of not one but numerous pristine beaches, the.
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