Monday, January 19, 2009

Maui Trip Recap

This is a long post - lots of pictures...
We are home after spending a wonderful week on Maui. We had such a fantastic vacation!!!
I took 404 pictures - this is just a sampling of what we did.
First off, it was the girls first airplane ride. They did fabulous on the 6 hour flight thanks to numerous activitites given to them by relatives. Thanks Auntie Debbie and Auntie Barbara!
Our first day playing on the beach out in front of the condo.
a view from our lanai.
walking the beach looking for a place to lay out
beautiful hibiscus
whale watching
Sydney listening intently about whales and sea turtles
watching a mama whale and her baby playing from our lanai
checking out different beaches - this is the beach at Wailea
evening shopping at Whalers Village in Ka'anapali
eating ice cream in Lahaina
jumping waves on Napili beach
enjoying the view on the beach at Papakea
playing in the sand and surf
watching a sunset with grandma
our favorite evening snack - yummy!
hangin' loose
sunset on Napili bay
eating rootbeer shave ice on top of vanilla ice cream
scrimshaw display at the Whale museum
(that's a valentine upper center made from seashells)
family pic taken during a major wind storm Friday night
sunset at Papakea
waiting to board the plane for home
Thanks Mom and Daddy for taking us to Hawaii!
We loved every single minute. We'll cherish the fun time spent with you guys forever!


Anonymous said...

Loved your pictures and the sweet faces of those girls!

Unknown said...

Oh, it looks like sheer heaven over there! I LOVE Hawaii! It looks like everyone enjoyed themselves plenty!

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LiLi M. said...

Whow what a fun trip! Memories to cherish! Now back to work, ah you already started blogging, it's good to have you back safe and sound.

Mad Red Hare said...

I am so jealous. Snow on the ground and 15 degrees, makes me want to go there for sure.

Lisa Johnson said...

Wow! Your pictures looked so familiar. I think we were in a lot of the same places you went when we were there last June. Thanks for bring back good memories.


sweetmemorymakingmom said...

Wow! You and your family looked like you were having so much fun! Love all the photos of the girls! Now how can I get a Rootbeer shave ontop of vanilla ice cream? I have never heard of that and I love rootbeer floats! hugs, Ellen

Paula said...

Great pics...makes me want to head to the airport and just GO. ;o)

Rebecca said...

What a fun family vacation! Love all your pictures!!
Looks like the girls had a great time!


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