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Lahaina, “Jewel in the Crown of Maui”

Lahaina, “Jewel in the Crown of Maui”

Gem and Lita January 7, 2019 0

Like snowbirds people migrate to chase sunshine in warmer destinations where snow plows and ear muffs have no place. LAHAINA, often called the “Jewel in the Crown of Maui’ could be a perfect getaway

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Iao Valley, Maui – “The Yosemite of the Pacific”

Iao Valley, Maui – “The Yosemite of the Pacific”

Gem and Lita December 11, 2018 0

Just only about a 50-minute drive fromv Ka’anapali resorts in western Maui is “Iao” Valley, or as Mark Twain called it, “The Yosemite of the Pacific”. Heading off Highway 30 to Kaahumanu Avenue ,

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Maui, “The Valley Isle” (pt. 2)

Maui, “The Valley Isle” (pt. 2)

Gem and Lita November 12, 2018 0

We love Maui, the second largest of the Hawaiian islands. Revisiting “The Valley Isle” is like coming come – Maui’s Haleakala sunrise still spectacular, its road to Hana still heavenly and daring, its Iao

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Maui, the “Valley Isle”

Maui, the “Valley Isle”

Gem and Lita October 9, 2018 0

The colour of autumn even long before the snow falls triggers our senses for travel to warmer places just as wild geese of the north begin flying south for winter refuge. A sun getaway

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Waimea  Canyon, “Grand Canyon of the Pacific”

Waimea Canyon, “Grand Canyon of the Pacific”

Gem and Lita September 11, 2018 0

Nicknamed the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific” by author Mark Twain, the Waimea Canyon is a large canyon stretching 14 miles long, 2 miles wide and more than 3,000 feet deep located on the

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KAUA’I,  “The Garden Isle” (pt. 3)

KAUA’I, “The Garden Isle” (pt. 3)

Gem and Lita August 7, 2018 0

With its laid back lifestyle westside sightseeing of the Garden Island feels like a world away. Step back in time to the charm of Kaua1’s westside that still maintains the true feel of old

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KAUA’I, The Garden Isle (pt. 2)

KAUA’I, The Garden Isle (pt. 2)

Gem and Lita July 10, 2018 0

A quintessential tropical paradise, Kaua’i, known as “The Garden Isle” of the Hawaiian Islands, boasts diverse and natural wonders that are easily accessible. And time stands still at the old historical towns of Lihue,

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KAUA’I, “The Garden Isle”

KAUA’I, “The Garden Isle”

Gem and Lita June 11, 2018 0

If you’re into nature and like things green and love to hike, aloha and welcome to Kaua’i, known as “The Garden Isle” of the Hawaiian Islands due to its verdant landscapes, tropical rainforests, mountain

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CRAC des CHEVALIERS, “Castle of the Knights”

CRAC des CHEVALIERS, “Castle of the Knights”

Gem and Lita May 8, 2018 0

A pilgrimage to the Middle Eastern countries of Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Palestine, and Israel, years before the on-going Syrian civil war which began in March, 2011, historically takes us to one of the world’s

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The Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth

The Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth

Gem and Lita April 11, 2018 0

Talking about the Dead Sea, Indian yogi and mystic writes: “To soak in this mineral soup is like being in the motherly sap, the salty sap of the earth, life nourishing but named Death”.

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