Some Rainy Day in Maui

Today was quite a windy and cloudy day in Maui. Whilst cloudy is good for surfing (not too much sun in the face), windy is not so good – I like my waves clean and structured ;)
So no surfing this morning. This also meant that I could sleep longer than until 7am!

Around 9am I made it out of the room and sat down with my laptop. I decided to stay a bit more in the shade today. The sun in Hawaii is quite strong, so a little break every other day is not the worst idea. Yes, you are even exposed to the sun through clouds… So I chose my spot on the terrace under the roof. Below my view from my laptop spot.

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After a couple of hours of getting a few things done and some reading afterwards, we went for a walk towards where our sunset cruise would leave.

When we arrived it actually started to rain. What a timing! We were not up for sailing in the rain and decided to reschedule. Instead we sat down in one of the local restaurant on the Kaanapali beach – just in time for cocktail happy hour at Leilani’s :)

After some food and a Margarita I went to a little jewellery shop in the Whaler’s Village and found super cute turtle earrings and a pretty silver flower ring.

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One the way back, the beach looked absolutely stunning! There is no filter used for these photos, they are straight from my Sony phone.

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Back in the hotel I went for a little swim in the dark. First in the pool and then in the ocean. I sat down on the beach in the water and looked at the horizon. Far away there were still a few lights that were slowly fading away. It looked just unreal – way too beautiful to be true.

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