The Kalalau Valley: Feel Her Energetic Welcome

Originally printed in Pique Newsmagazine Upon first glance of Kalalau valley, our first instinct was to head straight to the beach. While visible from our vantage point rounding the corner at one of the valley’s bookends, the descent to reach the water’s edge took over 45 minutes. The valley itself is vast, but you can …

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The Kalalau Trail: A journey into Paradise

Originally Published in Pique Newsmagazine It is well known as one of the most gruelling hikes in the entire Hawaiian islands. The almost 18-kilometre journey from Ke’e beach to Kalalau Valley traverses the northwest side of Kauai on a coastline known as the Na Pali Coast. Translated into English, “Na Pali” simply means “the cliffs.” …

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