Tagged: beach

Magnetic Island beaches

Most sensible people treat a beach holiday as an opportunity to relax on the beach – i.e. *a* beach, singular. One beach, max relaxation.

But, since the Eagles basically wrote the song “Learn To Be Still” for me without knowing it, it almost goes without saying that this is not how I do a beach vacation.

South Molle Island

It took just a few hours of pacing around Airlie Beach before I decided: I have to get out of here.

Don’t get me wrong, you could do far worse than a town blessed with an endless summer.

waimanu valley hike

I don’t know about you, but the trips I take tend to be planned around one particular thing I’ve been aching to see or do. In the case of my 2012 road trip around the Big Island of Hawaii, the one thing I just HAD to do was the Waimanu Valley hike, on the Muliwai Trail.