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Day 15: Oahu: A tour of correctional facilities and a good dose of Tommy Hilfiger…

We were up around 9am this morning and ate breakfast in the room. Chris decided to eat the cold pizza from last night which he said was OK! I had my usual froot loops and it was nice to have … Continue reading

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Day 14: Oahu: The best cure for a fish phobia is jumping into a cage to watch sharks…

This morning we were up at 6am to get ready and drive to Hale’iwa for our shark cage dive with North Shore Shark Adventures. Traffic was a bit more of a beast than we expected so we arrived 10 minutes … Continue reading

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Day 13: Oahu: A DIY island tour with a splash of accidental off-roading…

Today we were getting the rental car so woke up early and called their free shuttle to come and get us at 8am. 40 minutes came and went and still nothing so we called them – apparently they had forgot … Continue reading

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Day 9: Oahu: Beach bumming, blonde moments and botox lips…

Today was our 4 hour tour with Kailua Sailboards & Kayaks which involved a 2.5 mile/4km kayak each way to the Mokulua islands. We woke up in good time for our tour but there was some faffing around on my … Continue reading

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Day 7: Kauai: Schmoozing with a shark and doppelganger spotting…

I woke up just before 6am, thanks to the roosters having a noisier episode than usual outside. This was a blessing in disguise though because I had snoozed through the first alarm. I had to skip the Froot Loops today … Continue reading

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Day 6: Kauai: Voyaging up the canyon and snorting salty water…

I woke briefly at around 4am to the heaviest rain outside and nudged Chris so we could go and take a look. It felt like we were in the middle of a huge storm so I was just hoping something … Continue reading

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Day 4: Kauai: Monster burritos and monster sunsets…

We were up and showered by 5.30am, crazy stuff! We had our usual breakfast on the lanai and wandered down to Poipu beach park to catch the sunrise. There were some great views from the sandy strip with the rocks … Continue reading

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Day 3: Kauai: Flying high, falling over and funky fish…

Today was our ziplining tour with Outfitters Kauai. Chris was up at 3.30 am and snoozed until I woke up around 5am. It was kind of nice to be a morning person for a few days as I am more … Continue reading

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Day 2: Honolulu to Kauai: Rainbows, rental cars and roosters…

We were up at 6am after 6 hours sleep to get the shuttle back to the airport. The weather was grey, wet and miserable but we did get to see our first rainbow. It’s a shame the backdrop was of … Continue reading

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Thailand: Phuket, Coral Island & Bangkok – Nov 2011

After our time in Langkawi we planned to visit Phuket – although when we booked our rough itinerary we overlooked the fact you can’t get a direct flight from Langkawi to Phuket so we had to reroute through KL again. … Continue reading

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