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The Sunday Traveler ~ Snapshot Sunday on Molokai

Travel over the last year has been just enough to whet my appetite each time, to keep me going again and again. I bring it to my plate in little snacks to be savored then, and again later in memories … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Around Molokai

Landing on the island of Molokai seems to instantly hit the relax button. Molokai is small, quiet, and pretty much goes on slow. Surrounded by the bluest of blue Pacific Ocean, populated by mountains and cliffs stretching up to the … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Father Damien’s Churches on Molokai

Father Damien, now Saint Damien, built two churches on the island of Molokai before going to the peninsula of Kalaupapa to minister to the settlement of ┬áleprosy patients; he was a carpenter. The Sunday Traveler set out from her rented … 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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The Sunday Traveler~ Saddle Up for Kalaupapa

The Sunday Traveler, crazy woman that she can be, chose the second most rigorous way to access the peninsula of Kalaupapa on the island of Molokai, the mule tour. There are only three ways that a tourist can get into … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Kalaupapa Overlook and Overview

Looking down the side of the cliffs that isolate the peninsula of Kalaupapa on the island of Molokai. The size of the cliffs seem dwarfed in photos. The Sunday Traveler stood on the top at the lookout, some 1600 feet … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Molokai, First Glimpses

A stop in the little main town of Kaunakakai to get supplies after getting my rental car at the airport, and cruise slowly east on the two lane road heading to the condo I had rented through Airbnb. The road … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Getting to Molokai

Molokai. 32 miles long, 10 miles wide. One of the smallest islands in Hawaii, and known as the Friendly Isle. It is. And it is the old Hawaii. This two lane road is on the east side of the island, … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ In The Hood in San Miguel de Allende

  The Sunday Traveler has given you the tour of most of the tourist areas of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico; now in my closing post on The Sunday Traveler in San Miguel series, I will show you around the … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ The Original San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

In 1542, before the arrival of the Spanish, there was an indigenous settlement at Izcuinapan. When the Spanish came, a small chapel was constructed and a village started by Father Juan de San Miguel. The new village was dedicated to … Continue reading

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