travel | surfs up

We finally got to say hi to the locals of the island!

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We captured these images at midnight. No lights or flash were used so as not to disturb the slumber of these amazing creatures  🙂

travel | kauai

The Kalalau Trail along Nā Pali Coast of Kauai is probably one of the most beautiful trail I have ever hiked. Never have I done a hike quite as strenuous nor one that runs approximately 11 miles (one way) long along the island’s north shore from Keʻe Beach to the Kalalau Valley.

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The drive to the trailhead of the trail was lush eye candy. I wish I had taken more photos while on the trail but to be honest, photos don’t compare to actually being there.
579816_10101619894634993_1728262371_n 793726_10101621435716653_535553259_oThe 300-foot cliff that spills straight into a rocky surf was the scariest part of the hike and lucky for us, we came at a good time when the cliffs weren’t slippery.

563724_10101619879734853_190130727_nThis pathway through bushes of orange flowers were the final haul to one of the world’s most paradisical beaches.539702_10101619894600063_1182700607_nThe sunrise view from inside my tent was gorgeous. 560079_10101619879190943_960934082_n