Hawaii, Hawaii, USA – Pt8.

Continued from here My last full day on the island, and the last chance to really explore – time to check out a volcano (again!) The Big Island has its fair share of them, and while the Volcano National Park is the most active, Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea are much taller. And like the […]

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Hawaii, Hawaii, USA – Pt5

Continued from here So Day 3 on the big island, and time to tick some more bits of the list. I got dropped off in the morning at the start of the Green Beach trail, and as I had time to kill and didn’t fancy paying to stand awkwardly with other tourists in the deathtrap […]

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Hawaii, Hawaii, USA – Pt4

Continued from here. The ‘commuter’ terminal in Maui might not be much to see, but the flight between really is. It’s not a scenic flight, but when there’s only eight of you in the plane and you’re flying right next to a volcano over perfect beaches it’s hard not to enjoy it. About twenty minutes […]

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Maui, Hawaii, USA – Pt3

Continued from here So where next? Well I love to climb volcanoes, so I went up the volcano. As much as driving really is cheating, it was still a cool drive, and that hike would’ve taken an awful long time to walk. It definitely the most commercial volcano I’ve been on, with a little gift […]

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Maui, Hawaii, USA – Pt2

Continued from here As we approached Hana there’s a little bundle of things to see. The village itself is cute, but not too exciting, so we grabbed some food at the street food stop just on the road back out of town. The food trucks here are a really good way to eat on a […]

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Maui, Hawaii, USA – Pt1

One of the great things about working in the tourism industry is low seasons. Plenty of holiday time, and it’s usually a pretty cheap time to travel. I managed to get a break away from Canada just before Spring Break in the USA, and did my usual search to find the cheapest place I could […]

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Vancouver and the Island Pt. 2

Continued from here. Elk Falls is a pretty impressive waterfall. I fell in to thinking that the island was pretty small, like I’m sure many tourists do until they google the directions to drive to Tofino, so to see such a sight, I was surprised. It’s so well hidden, completely surrounded by forest, and the […]

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Welcome to Canada

In October I moved to Canada, it’s been 6 months now and it’s going great. I flew into Vancouver airport October 20th, and was whisked straight into the downtown, My first taste of a Canadian HI hostel, something which becomes more significant much later, and the infamous weather of Canada’s’ West Coast in winter. It’s […]

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