A&P My little trip to Kauai, HI.

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  1. JDizzy92

    JDizzy92 New Member

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    Hey everyone. I came back from my Kauai, Hawaii trip and the island is just eye goggling :blink: beautiful. Probably one of islands I wouldn't mind living on for a year, but only if there was no wild roosters. Roosters are the ****ing rulers on this island. I actually once woke up and went outside to throw a rock at the rooster that was making all the ruckus. It fell out of the tree and got slap by a car. Then I went sleeping peacefully after that. The beaches are great with some nice snorkeling spots. I think it's the best island with hiking trails. You can go hiking for two days straight if you want. What was really nice about the island is the micro climate. You can be in the clouds staying cool in the north or you can drive 45min down south and it will be sunny and hot or you can drive 30 min to the middle where all the rain is at. I was kinda disappointed it was hard to find actual Hawaiian food or Hawaiian is the same as California food, because they were serving the same shit in almost all the restaurants. I did find Hamura Saimin and Oki's Diner though... Koloa Pork was awesome there, specially at Brennecke's Beach Deli.

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    Our Rental. Luxury with style.
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    Our Pool.
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    Hanalei Bay
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    Clash!
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    Lydgate Beach
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    Gilligan's Beach
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    Opeaka'a Falls
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    Seafood Salad
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    Kauai Sunset
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    What does this cloud look like to you?
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    Na Pali
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    Kauai Coffee Co.'s beans
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    Mount Wai'ale'ale. Wettest spot in the world.
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    Welcome to Jurassic Park
    This where they film the entrance in the movie "Jurassic Park". To get to here, you will need a vehicle with 4WD and hope you don't bottom out all the time.
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    View of Hanalei Bay from St. Regis.
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    Waimea Canyon
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    Kilauea Lighthouse
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    If you are wondering what camera I was using... I own a Nikon D300, Nikkor 17-55mm f2.8, 35mm f1.8, and 55-200mm f4-5.6 VR.
     
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    Awesome shots! I would love it if they were numbered so people could comment on individual photos
     
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    the first 6 do nothing for me, the rest are mostly good. i like them
     
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    Cool!

    Not a fan of some of the PP though.
     
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    I love #9. did you use an ND filter?
     
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    ^ Yep. I forgot to add these.
    Wailua Falls
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    Leaf Biz
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    Waimea Canyon
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    Wish my pics turned out like those
     
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    awesome! i went there this summer, my dad's originally from there and has a house across the hanalei pier! best sunsets ever!!!!
     
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    Thanks for the comments everyone. Some reason I didn't find the sunsets in Kauai all that great... Most of the time the sun was covered by clouds and wouldn't be able to see a sunset. Kinda like when I went to Japan. I always seen the best sunsets in Lake Tahoe when there is clouds in the sky.
     
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    You know how to have fun :bowdown:
     
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    Loved the photos. Thanks for sharing.:bigthumb:
     
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    :werd: These are all awesome!
     
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    I just came back from kauai not too long ago as well. your shots are way better than mine. Awesome job.

    How'd you like the saimin? I thought it sucked ass.
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    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    #10 is fantastic!

    which ND filter are you using?
     
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    looks like such a beautiful place
     
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    I thought the Saimin was a cheap version of Ramen to be honest. lol. It wasn't bad though when I added some sauce.

    I have the 77mm Tiffin Color Grad ND 0.6 filter.
     
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    I though the noodles had no taste, it looked a lot better than it tasted.

    Did you go to Mark's Place for plate lunch?
     
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    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    Where did you stay at? Im planning on visitin in december..
     
  23. JDizzy92

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    Nope, Went to Hamura's Saimin. I heard they serve the best saimin and beef on a stick on the island. So I went to that place.

    Ya, you can find it cheaper on B&H.
    http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/57842-REG/Tiffen_77CGND6_77mm_Graduated_Neutral_Density.html

    I stayed in a condo on Wyllie Road in Princeville.
     
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    Keiphus my dog eats bears

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    nostalgia is setting in, although i think your pictures are much better than the ones i took last time i was there :mamoru:

    btw, going to japan in a few weeks, planning on backpacking from tokyo/yokohama through kyoto/osaka and then through to hiroshima.

    any places i must see / get photos of?
     
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    I stayed at the Grand Hyatt in Poipu. I hear the St. Regis and the Grand Hyatt are the best places on the island. The St. Regis is in Princeville.
     

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