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Costanoa: A Thoughful Eco Resort on the California Coast.

February 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Destinations

After striking out on many last minute reservations attempts at the popular coastal California eco-resort Costanoa, I was ecstatic to enjoy a two night stay in the resort’s lodge during January.

Their “pace of nature” tag line is not far off.

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Birth, Battle and Baby Making: The Most Exciting Winter Hike on the California Coast

February 1st, 2010 · Comments Off · Destinations

Imagine two tons of aggressive, horny, wild animal going after its two ton rival on a California beach. The prize is big: a harem of up to 50 females for the winner and nothing and nobody for the loser. It’s no wonder that the state closes these beaches during mating season lest some poor human be run over in nature’s version of a monster truck rally.

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Photo Friday: Marine Mystery

January 29th, 2010 · Comments Off · Photos

Starting next week, you can read about one of the few trips I can take over and over. Here are some previews. I am absolutely jumping on board Mystery Photo Friday!

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Photo Fridays – Non Coffee Treats on the Kona Coffee Trail

October 9th, 2009 · Comments Off · Destinations, Photos

While most of our stops along the Kona Coffee Trail involved coffee, we sneaked in some sweet treats. Bring your wet wipes.

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Taking Travel Home: KAPA radio, home of Hawaii’s music

October 7th, 2009 · Comments Off · Taking Travel Home

In chilly New England, I listen to KAPA’s radio stream on the web at I tune in and am transported back to the big island. Ono.

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