Tag Archives: Big Island

IRONMAN 2016 . . . a bit late, I know.

Last year around this time I wrote about the Ironman triathlon held here in Kona each year. Well, it’s that time again, and tomorrow some few thousand men and women will jump in the waters of Kona bay, swim 2.4 … Continue reading

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Hawai’i – Saddle Road Part II

The first post about Saddle Road ended with this photo of the Pu’u Huluhulu Cinder Cone (not to be confused with the cone by the same name in Volcano National Park). My second purposeful trip to Saddle Road — as … Continue reading

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Hawai’i – Saddle Road Part I

Occasionally, when I have photos posing a processing challenge, I resort to using DxO OpticsPro 11. The program is excellent at post-processing photos, but I seldom use it because it is more time consuming than other software I have. In … Continue reading

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Hawaii 2009-2010 Part One – The Big Island

It occurs to me the previous post mentions the Big Island Update, but does not provide a link.  That’s because it was e-mailed.  Well, here and now I will rectify the matter, and publish the account to my blog (actually … Continue reading

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D’Alise 2009-2010 Hawai’i Vacation – Maui and Oahu

  Edited to add: Google keeps moving crap around. I keep rebuilding them, but whenever they change how and where they store stuff, it messes up these links. If you hit a dead link, let me know and I’ll try to … Continue reading

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Free Wallpaper – Place of Refuge 2

Here is another shot from the Place of Refuge (http://www.nps.gov/puho). I can’t say much more about it since I already said stuff on the first picture from the place . . . of refuge. Here’s what I did not like … Continue reading

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Free Wallpaper – Kona sunset

One of the things people do when visiting a West-facing shoreline is gather near the water’s edge as the sun prepares to set. Such was the case during our recent stay at Casa de Emdeko, in Kona, Hawaii.  Come sunset … Continue reading

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