Patricia Skeriotis Presents : Vacation! – Final Part (Maui)

The Island of Maui!

Of all the Hawaiian islands, Maui is perhaps the most representative of all Hawaii. It has everything from the sugar white beaches and crystal blue water, to surfing and diving, to local cuisine and Luau.

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Whether you taking a trip down the Highway to Hana and stopping at black sand beaches and beautiful waterfalls as you wind down this road or spending the day snorkeling amongst the tropical fish and sea turtles at the coral reefs,

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Highway to Hana

 

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Snorkling with Sea Turtles

 

 

Don’t forget to bring cash so that you can stop by one of the mom and pop roadside food stands and get some fresh banana bread or a smoothie made with locally grown fruit.

You won’t be disappointed ending your day watching the sun set over Haleakala (the largest dormant volcano in the world) or heading to a Luau for a show of dancing which is traditionally a prayer to the gods.

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Sunset from atop Haleakala

There is much history to be learned on the island, too. One could visit the Iao Valley, where the tribes of the island used to battle for dominance. Hula dancing is itself considered a form of prayer to their gods.

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Iao Valley

Should Patricia Skeriotis and her faithful doggy companion Myko choose this tropical island for their big vacation?

What do you think? Leave a comment!

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Source: http://travel.usnews.com/Maui_HI/Travel_Tips/

 

 

 

Patricia Skeriotis Presents : Vacation! – Part 19 (Yellowstone)

Yellowstone National Park!

Yellowstone is a vast expanse of pristine wilderness waiting to be explored stretching from Wyoming to Idaho and Montana.

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With seemingly mystical multicolored pools welling up from the center of the earth, to more dramatic geysers blasting steaming hot water into the air, this parks 2.2 million acres of terrain are never a bore.

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YellowstonePeople didn’t believe Lewis and Clarke’s exploration party when they tried to  put into words the majesty of this park.

If you want to avoid the 3 million annual visitors, it’s surprisingly easy. Most of them will stick close to Old Faithful, the enormous geyser that has contributed to Yellowstone’s fame.

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Some prefer to hike and camp and seek solitude in the cathartic outdoors. One can become a part of nature, sharing a home with bison, elk, wolves, and grizzlies. With 3,000 acres of mountain ranges, there is no shortage of hiking opportunities, all of which will lead you phenomenal views.

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Yellowstone is one of those most visited spectacles of nature in both the country and the world.

Should Patricia Skeriotis and her faithful dog Myko plan their vacation here?

What do you think? Leave a comment!

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Source: http://travel.usnews.com/Yellowstone_National_Park_WY/Travel_Tips/