ACCIDENTALLY OFF-ROADING IN A MINI-VAN (KONA DAY 8)

My brother-in-law turned a little early, and thought he was going the right way to the beach (he wasn’t). When we got to gravel road and later potholes, he decided to commit and keep going as we can see the ocean ahead and a few cars, so “there must be something there, right?”.

Normally I would be all for it! EXCEPT: 1) We were in a mini-van 2) My parents were not into it 3) My sister was not into it 4) My 4-year old nephew was not enjoying it 5) My 1-year old nephew was not into it, but then promptly fell asleep and 6) I was more worried about the tires.

But we committed.

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SHIPWRECKED!

For a more COMPLETE story of how this boat came to the shores of Cadboro Bay, you can read it up here.

Before I even went and saw the boat, I figured it was the same boat that was stranded at Gyro Park all those years ago. But it was indeed a different vessel.

The boat was completely stripped and weather-worn. Kids were playing around it and people were taking photographs that was situated right in front of the playground (which is ironically, also a boat).

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SWEEP ME OFF MY FEET

It’s the second to last day in Hawaii! 🙁 I’m so sad, but I couldn’t have had a better second-to-last day.

We went to The Four Seasons for lunch at The Beach Tree which was a patio restaurant that overlooks the beach that they had there.

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FRENCH BEACH (PART 1)

Music by my talented friend, CHRIS HO:

Song “Trouble”

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Happy 4th of July, otherwise known as, the day we surprise my friend Sarah by having her stagette, camping at French Beach!

I met up with my friend Amy to pick up a few more things and then headed over to pick up one other person. The plan was that Sarah would be going hiking with her soon-to-be-sister-in-law and she knew she was having her stagette (so that part wasn’t really a surprise) but she didn’t know exactly where it was happening and who was going to be there. Continue reading

CANNON BEACH

WE FINALLY ARRIVED TO CANNON BEACH!

ONE WORD: GOONIES!

My 10 year old self was in pure joy! I mean just LOOK AT THESE PHOTOS! The weather “looks” terrible but I can assure you it was pretty warm out. I mean I wish the sun came out, but it could always be raining, and that would’ve sucked.

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EXPLORING SEASIDE OREGON

We left Astoria and headed towards Seaside, Oregon!

We had like a few hours before our check-in time which was at 4pm. So, we had loads of time to wander around the beach and checked out the shops.

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