The Rambling Writer’s Hawaii, part 1: Snorkeling the Big Island

Join Thor and me as we return to the Big Island and renew acquaintance with our favorite snorkel site and fishy friends. NOTE: Listening to my doc’s concerns, and considering the complications of multi-destination European travel during the pandemic surge … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Hawaii: Return to the Big Island, part 1

Thor and I returned to the Big Island, Hawaii, to enjoy some snorkeling and sunshine before gloomy gray winter descends on our Pacific Northwest. Listening to my doc’s concerns, and considering the complications of multi-destination European travel during the pandemic … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits the Big Island, Hawaii, part 9: Night Swim with Manta Rays

Join Thor and me as we swim at night among giant manta rays off the Big Island coast in Hawaii. NOTE: After way too many months without travel, Thor insisted on an R&R escape to Hawaii this April. He’d been … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits the Big Island, Hawaii, part 8: Petroglyphs!

Join Thor and me as we walk among thousands of petroglyphs carved in lava beds by native Hawaiians. NOTE: After way too many months without travel, Thor insisted on an R&R escape to Hawaii this April. He’d been keeping on … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits the Big Island, Hawaii, part 7: Kilauea Volcano

Join Thor and me as we visit the volcano caldera and expansive lava fields created by ongoing eruptions still building this geologically-new island. NOTE: After way too many months without travel, Thor insisted on an R&R escape to Hawaii this … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits the Big Island, Hawaii, part 6: Painted Church Road

Join Thor and me as we enjoy the Big Island’s beautiful Painted Church and more highlights along the road. NOTE: After way too many months without travel, Thor insisted on an R&R escape to Hawaii this April. He’d been keeping … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits the Big Island, Hawaii, part 5: Snorkeling at Honaunau Bay

Our getaway continues with our favorite snorkeling spot on the Big Island. Come visit our fishy friends! NOTE: After way too many months without travel, Thor insisted on an R&R escape to Hawaii this April. He’d been keeping on eye … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits the Big Island, Hawaii, part 3: Place of Refuge

Join Thor and me as we learn about ancient Hawaiians at a fascinating reconstruction site. NOTE: After way too many months without travel, Thor insisted on an R&R escape to Hawaii this April. He’d been keeping on eye on the … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits the Big Island, Hawaii, part 2

Join Thor and me as we explore the Big Island, starting with a boat excursion to swim with wild spinner dolphins and snorkel by the Captain Cook monument. NOTE: After way too many months without travel, Thor insisted on an … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits the Big Island, Hawaii

Thor and I escaped to the islands after too many months without travel. Here’s an overview of the Big Island, Hawaii. We’re enjoying some long-delayed R&R in Hawaii, and the big island is fascinating. Here are some highlights. Please vote … Continue reading

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