Little treasures spotted on the beach reminding of the beauty of simplicity.
Kilauea Lighthouse, on the island of Kauai, Hawaii. The photography tour taken during my visit included this as one of our stops. The Sunday Traveler was able to get some shots not possible on visits in the past; coming back … Continue reading
The Beach Scene. Home, familiar, you’ve been here before. You can relax and kick back. Do some people watching while having a light picnic lunch and an adult beverage; being with family has its advantages with designated drivers on hand. … Continue reading
Iceplant overlooking the Pacific Ocean here in Northern California is blooming with gusto as spring has taken over command of the landscapes. Photo taken with an iPhone 6Plus in Camera+, edit done in Hipstamatic and PicMonkey to soften and brighten. … Continue reading
The Sunday Traveler can’t seem to extricate herself from oceans; from the Pacific of the Hawaiian Islands to the Pacific of Northern California where home is. A day spent at one of the incredible state parks here in Northern California … Continue reading
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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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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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.
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