Paddle Board Vibes from Kona πŸ˜ŽπŸ™Œβ€οΈ!

With Spring among us already, we are now starting to have thoughts of summer. Whether it is optimistic thoughts of being finally done with this pandemic or of just taking a much needed summer vacation, summer is so eagerly anticipated. I have provided a little touch of summer in the springtime here: youtube.com/watch

The video contains some ocean views from my time visiting Kona, Hawaii. It features a paddle boarding couple out in the wonderful ocean on a nice beautiful day. Such a shot of vacation bliss that I think we all could use.

Hope that you have a wonderful Friday! Feel free to check back often for other travel videos and highlights.

Chasing Waterfalls in the Aloha State!!πŸ˜€πŸ™Œ

The song says to not go chasing waterfalls but to stick the rivers and the lakes that you are used to. I did not take this advice but decided that I would go chase waterfalls anyway because there are so many pretty ones in Hawaii. πŸ˜‚ I had fun exploring this particular one (Kahuna Falls)youtube.com/shorts/r5MAo76VCrw

It was certainly a magnificent one, and I will never forget the experience as long as I live. It was a rainy day that day but I was not deterred but was rather determined to take the mountainous trek to see my first ever waterfall πŸ˜ƒ.

It was as if we were walking through a rainforest. I could not believe the beauty of the green forest along with the beautiful rivers and streams that were encountered during the hike to Kahuna Falls.

The experience left me with a lifetime of memories, beholding the beauty of a waterfall and experiencing the thin air of the hiking in a mountain that was several thousands of feet in elevation.

Hope that you enjoy the experience captured in this video. Stay safe and healthy 😷 πŸ™Œ

Ocean Eyes πŸ‘€ in Hawaii πŸŒΈπŸŒŠπŸ– 🏝

It is so very easy to have ocean eyes in Hawaii 😎! So many great views to see!it was literally a heaven on earth 🌎. This particular video is from the beach located outside of the Hilton Waikoloa resort that I stayed in during my vacation on last month.

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It honestly felt so great to be out and about after a tough year that 2020 was. I took so many pictures and videos, so there will be more to share. I look forward to more adventures on this year, it certainly will all depend on the vaccine rollout and the requirements for travel that will come out as a result.

From not being able to travel for over a year, I have a renewed sense of appreciation for it. I certainly will never take it for granted. It is in fact a magnificent luxury to be able to do so. I count myself as having been blessed to travel.

Enjoy the video that I have uploaded to YouTube. Feel free to reach out if Hawaii is in your destination plans in the near future.

Some of my best paths in life have always led to the beach πŸ– 😻🏝

There is just something about the beach that provides an automatic relaxation feel.😎 We visit once or many times and cannot wait to visit again. Whether it is the sound of the rushing waves, sand between your toes, or the beautiful sky above, being at the beach gives you the peace within that we desperately long for!

One of the beaches that I visited recently was the Punalu’u Black Sand Beach in Hawaii. First time that I have ever seen black sand on a beach but it was quite cool to the touch on a hot day, like the one captured on the video below. Black sand contains minerals that does not allow if to get hot like white sand. I was able to pick up the sand and look at the beautiful crystals that were on full display.

It was quite a beautiful beach – as you will see below. Cannot wait to visit this beach or any beach, for that matter, πŸ– again! πŸ˜‚ youtube.com/watch

Another Day in Hawaiian 🌺 Paradise 🌞 πŸ– 🌴

Just another day in paradise as the old adage says – and truly this was. This was the reason why I got into traveling in the first place – to see this marvelous world that we live in! It doesn’t matter where you go, travel has a way of instantly making you speechless and a storyteller all at the same time πŸ˜€!

Such as was the case with beautiful Hawaii – the first trip since the start of the pandemic 😷! This bucket list travel destination clearly stands as number one out of all the various locations that I have visited.

One of the reasons for that is captured in the following video that I have shared below. It was taken at the Hilton Waikoloa Village located on the Big Island 🏝 of Hawaii! I hope that you enjoy 😊!

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Michael Jackson Smooth Criminal impersonation – Montego Bay, Jamaica

Additional footage from the Michael Jackson impersonation performance in Montego Bay, Jamaica πŸ‡―πŸ‡²!

Feel free to check it out for yourself! It was an epic performance πŸ˜€

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Chasing waterfalls – so beautiful 😻

So I need to start this post by saying that I have not seen anything in my life as magnificent as seeing a waterfall in person. 😎 Cooler than I ever thought it would be. While vacationing in Hawaii a couple of weeks ago, I traveled to Hilo, Hawaii to behold this wonderful sight.

When arriving at the park, there was a lot of rain 🌧. Unfortunately, there was not a way to drive to the waterfall πŸ˜‚- I had to hike there. This afforded me the opportunity to observe the gorgeous vegetation enroute to the waterfall.

One of the beautiful waterfalls observed on that day was the Akaka Waterfall. I have included a video of this waterfall below. It was quite a wonder to observe. If you have never seen one in person, please do yourself a favor and visit one on your travels. Since my first experience, I will definitely be on the lookout for waterfall destinations in the future. Definitely will not miss an opportunity to chase waterfalls as I continue to cover the earth 🌍 πŸ˜ƒ

VolcanoesπŸŒ‹ in Hawaii (so amazing 🀩)!

One of the most interesting places that I visited during my time on the Big Island in Hawaii was the Volcano National Park. What a great place to visit while you are in Hawaii! 😊 This was one of the sights that was included in the Deluxe Volcano Experience that Kailani Tours offers in their tour package.

The Volcano Experience offers a comprehensive tour of the island (coffee tour in Kona, Punalu’u Beach Park, etc.) The richness of the experience is seeing a live, active volcano πŸŒ‹ before your very eyes – which is a phenomenal experience. The tour takes you to Mount Kilauea where you can take pictures of the volcano both in the day and at night after you have finished the tour provided dinner.

Here is a quick video of Mount Kilauea in the day. It was wonderful to behold. My night pictures were too dark to share here but you will get the idea. To see more sights and sounds of Hawaii and other epic locations, feel free to follow me at travelfitguru on every social media platform. Enjoy 😊!

Mount Kilauea – live and active volcano in Hawaii