The Rambling Writer Visits Kauai, Part 6: Napali Coast Cruise — with Dolphins!

Closing out our Kauai trip reports with a cruise along the amazing Napali Coast. Volcanic cliffs dripping greenery and waterfalls! Frolicking dolphins! Aloha! Thor and I have been blessed with opportunities to travel to amazing, magical lands, and are now … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits Kaua’i, Part 5: Beautiful Beaches! With Dolphins!

As rainy autumn creeps up on us (or smashes, in the case of the East Coast hurricane), Thor and I revisit our June trip to this beautiful Hawai’ian island, which was recovering from its own historic storm. For those following … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits Kauai, Part 4: Exotic Botanical Gardens

More hopscotching around the globe, as Thor and I tour the Allerton Botanical Gardens on lush Kauai, Hawaii The autumn rains have finally arrived here in Bellingham, WA, giving us some relief from the drought and the waves of choking … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits Kauai: Ziplines, Dinosaurs, and Sacred Sites

Waiting for the wildfire smoke to clear for more of our Pacific Northwest rambles, I’ll pick up my recent globetrotting threads — back to Kauai for aerial thrills and some history. In previous posts, I mentioned that Thor was celebrating … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits Kauai: Hiking Waimea Canyon

Celebrating Thor’s retirement after 40 years as Professor of Paleontology and Geology, we visited the primeval island of Kauai, Hawai’i, and hiked into the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific” NOTE: For an overview and highlights of our island trip, see … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits the Island of Kauai

To celebrate Thor’s retirement, we spent a week on the beautifully lush, oldest Hawaiian island. Thor wanted to see a new place, so off we went to the “Garden Isle,” which fully deserves its name. Appropriate to his retirement after … Continue reading

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