Tag Archives: Pacific Ocean

The Sunday Traveler ~ Taking In the Waters of Oahu’s West Shore

On the west side of the island of Oahu lie rocky shores in places, in addition to open stretches of sandy beaches The amazing thing The Sunday Traveler found here was the emptiness of the beaches; a stark contrast to … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Kalaupapa, on the Island of Molokai

A tour of the settlement of Kalaupapa where people afflicted with leprosy (Hansen’s Disease) were isolated in the Hawaiian Islands. Sent to be quarantined, to live and die there. The Pacific Ocean on three sides and 1,600 foot cliffs make … Continue reading

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Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge ~ Nature Up High

The foggy sea, a respite from the dried grasses and parched land in the surrounding San Francisco Bay Area. Photo taken with iPhone 6Plus, no editing done. Challenge sponsored by Sally Donatello at Lens and Pens by Sally.

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The Sunday Traveler ~ A Quick Shot in Big Sur

A peaceful view of the Pacific at Big Sur from the vantage point of Nepenthe. A traveler can sit here for hours lost in meditation.  At some point during travel, it becomes absolutely necessary to stop; just stop, and really … Continue reading

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On The Edge of Heaven and Earth

In that place between sleep and dreams A road curves No looking back  

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The Sunday Traveler Quick Shot~Oahu Dreaming

Looking down from the road leading up to Diamond Head. The Sunday Traveler will be traveling back to Oahu next Saturday, September 20th, to celebrate a little wedding anniversary. The week of the 20th will be another off the grid … Continue reading

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Capture The Colour

Travel Supermarket is again hosting this year’s Capture the Colour Photography Contest. I’ve been nominated by The Urge to Wander, Compass and Camera, and Shoot ‘N Go to join in the fun. The nominations were rather last minute  over the last … Continue reading

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The Letter N

Nepenthe. A restaurant located in Big Sur, California 800 feet above the Pacific Ocean.  The original land was owned by Orson Welles and Rita Hayworth who sold it to the Fassett family in whose hands it has stayed since 1947. … Continue reading

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Big Sur, Nepenthe

Nepenthe, a restaurant along the Big Sur coastline, is a three-tiered property lush with vegetation, and a vista of the Pacific Ocean that borders on the mystical. The word, Nepenthe, first appears in Homer’s Odyssey, and figuratively means that which … Continue reading

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