Aloha to you!

By , June 20, 2012

Just a little bit of a check-in today, as we continue to love our time here in Hawaii!! We have seen some incredible scenery here, and now that we’re settled into our house sitting ‘home-away-from-home,’ we’re really just kicking back and relaxing. It feels so good, and it’s something we’ve both been long overdue for. Mornings here for me usually consist of lying out in the sunshine on the grass and then taking a cold, invigorating swim in the stream at the bottom of the yard, and then taking an outdoor shower amidst the orchids and bromeliads that live outside year-round here. Then I’ll brew some tea, and drink it along with a bowl of local papaya with plain yogurt, lime juice (fresh from the tree in the yard!), and grated ginger. Or, a beautiful salad from their organic garden. It feels so good to be here; so healing to ones spirit. It’s a gorgeous house in an incredible location. A little piece of paradise, really. What a gift this is!

Here are a few photos of what we’ve been feasting our eyes upon:

Hanalei Valley, Kauai. Taro is grown in the fields down there.

At the north end of Kauai

Hiking on the Na Pali coast, Kauai

Our tropical fruit! All this stuff is local. Hawaii has some of the most incredible fruit you've ever tasted; I wish we got stuff like this on the Mainland. In the center there's coconut meat from a coconut I found on the beach and hacked into!

Reading about taro in "Edible Hawaiian Islands" magazine, with tea, out on the lanai (patio), with the stream in the background. This is truly the life...

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5 Responses to “Aloha to you!”

  1. pedritxes from Barcelona says:

    Hi friend,

    What a wonderful holidays, lucky you¡¡¡¡

    I visited Hawaii two years ago and it is indeed a paradise.

    Enjoy it ….

    Josefina

  2. Shauna says:

    Amazing! Enjoy for all of us!

  3. snowpeas says:

    Ohhhhh, this looks like heaven…or yes, paradise! What a wonderful break from real life–enjoy!! <3<3 (Those are unbelievable pictures!!!)

  4. Trish says:

    aloha to you!… looks wonderful xxx

  5. Thanks for sharing the pictures! What a treat to see!

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