6 results found for November, 2010

On to Hana

On to Hana

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With the Haleakala summit now under our belts, we finally felt like we could relax and enjoy the island without worrying about the huge mountain staring down at us all the time.  We had planned to head on the road to Hana and we planned to do it by bicycle.  Unfortunately, we were running into […]

Bree Versus the Volcano

Bree Versus the Volcano

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Ben: One of the main reasons we came to Maui was to make an attempt at climbing the Haleakala Crater by bicycle. Haleakala in the tallest peak on Maui, standing at a whopping 10,023 feet above sea level. For context, that’s about like riding a bike from sea level to the peak of Brighton. We […]

Iao Needle

Iao Needle

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Maui is great so far. It has awesome beaches, and best of all, no snow. Today was our first day out exploring the island. We spent the morning doing the typical Hawaii thing (beaches and boogie boarding), which I can say is hard to beat in late November.       The beach right across […]

Conundrum #1

Conundrum #1

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  Well Bree and I are off for another adventure. This time – Maui. This trip has been a little unusual in that we haven’t planned out every second. I guess we’ll just have to wait and see what kind of conundrums we find can get ourself into. Several weeks ago we purchased backpacking packs […]

Taking Flight

Taking Flight

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A few months ago, we snagged a Groupon for Cloud9 Paragliding and figured it would be a fun date for our anniversary.  (I guess we’re just not the dinner and a movie type…)  We ended up running into some weather problems and had to reschedule for a few days later, but it was worth the […]

Two Years

Two Years

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On Monday we celebrated two years of wedded bliss.  Neither of us are much the mushy type, so you can imagine my surprise when Ben took the afternoon off and showed up to my office with these.   I’m married to such a great guy. We’d planned to go paragliding in honor of the occasion, […]