Week 7 Day 43 Maui back to Oahu onto Auckland, New Zealand

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Week 7 Day 43 Auckland, NZ 36.8404° S, 174.7399° E We wrapped up our stay on Maui shortly after I posted last week. Friday we had a pretty chill day, taking some time to enjoy the peace and quiet as well as beautiful view at my Aunt Julie’s before heading down to the historic town of Makawao. We posted up in …

Week 5 Day 30 Oahu and Maui

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It’s almost been a month now since we left Washington. This week marks the longest we’ve been in one place. One of Tom’s and my’s goals during our travel is not only to see as much as possible, but also to immerse into the culture of where we are at and experience what it’s like to be locals. I definitely …

Week 4 Day 23 Life on Oahu

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Week 4 Day 23 Honolulu, HI 21.3000° N, 157.8167° W Hello Friends! We’ve had a great week celebrating Tom’s Birthday which was Wednesday 9/11! We finished up our stay at the Hale Koa last Thursday and have been living with Tom’s college buddy Chris and his roommate Mikey in Waikiki since. They have been doing a great job showing us around …

Week 3 Day 19 The Stairway to Heaven

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Week 3 Day 19 Stairway to Heaven 21°23′57″N 157°49′23″W / 21.39917°N 157.82306°W Hello Friends! I know I don’t normally post until Thursday, but Tom and I did an awesome hike on Saturday that I couldn’t wait to share with you! We hiked what is called the Stairway to Heaven or Haʻikū Ladder. This hike can be tough to do as a tourist. …