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Re: A DDF Dream Fulfilled: @Yehuda’s Trip to Kauai
« Reply #90 on: October 23, 2015, 12:24:56 PM »
Not sure who laid out my itinerary ::) :P
I took it from your original layout that you were Yehoshua style. Guess that was a bad assumption :D

When I honeymooned in HI for a month we were pretty much running around every day and it was great. On later trips when we mostly relaxed it was great as well. Don't think either way is wrong, just depends on the scenario.
Once you're with kids it's much harder to pack things in or even do most of the activities.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: A DDF Dream Fulfilled: @Yehuda’s Trip to Kauai
« Reply #91 on: October 23, 2015, 03:33:34 PM »
Only up to Tuesday (who has time to read a Megillah everyday??) but what a detailed report! Thanks for taking the super long time to write it up.

Brings back some fond memories, especially:

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After the club, we made our way outside to the beautiful grounds and pools. It was already dark, so it was actually hard to tell what was a pond or a pool, but just listening to the ocean and walking in the serene setting of the grounds was awesome. We passed by an area that had torches lit up around a Hawaiian dance performance and stopping for a minute really hit the Hawaiian spot.
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Re: A DDF Dream Fulfilled: @Yehuda’s Trip to Kauai
« Reply #92 on: October 23, 2015, 04:29:21 PM »
Just printed this out for Shabbat reading -- too bad I can't get all the photos to print. Looks great!

Quick question--I see you bought a toaster...I thought Dan left one in HI for us to use?  ;)
Aw, thanks. Hehe, I couldn't find the toaster :P

Awesome TR, @Yehuda!
Thanks!

I took it from your original layout that you were Yehoshua style. Guess that was a bad assumption :D

When I honeymooned in HI for a month we were pretty much running around every day and it was great. On later trips when we mostly relaxed it was great as well. Don't think either way is wrong, just depends on the scenario.
Once you're with kids it's much harder to pack things in or even do most of the activities.
Hah, I aspired to it (and was able to do it in Europe for the most part), but the jetlag really got us + my wife wanting to relax at pools/beach. I imagine it's harder with kids. We'll just have to play each trip by ear and definitely go back! (Although, I might need a new Psak.  ::))

Only up to Tuesday (who has time to read a Megillah everyday??) but what a detailed report! Thanks for taking the super long time to write it up.

Brings back some fond memories, especially:

Haha, glad I could keep you busy. My pleasure, thanks for reading. Good part to quote. Boy, was it special.

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Re: A DDF Dream Fulfilled: @Yehuda’s Trip to Kauai
« Reply #93 on: October 23, 2015, 04:37:50 PM »
[/i](who has time to read a Megillah everyday??)

Especially since I'm sure you're so busy working on your part of the Island Hopper! 😜

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Re: A DDF Dream Fulfilled: @Yehuda’s Trip to Kauai
« Reply #94 on: October 23, 2015, 05:08:33 PM »
Done! A great TR. Thanks for churning it out.

But a Kauai trip without Polihale and Kalalau is not being yotzeh...

Can't use arrival points for it and can't sell points to get cash to buy one and it's horrible use of MR or UR to buy on amazon or through their portals, so someone will just have to buy one for @@yehuda. :P

lol

And there's probably a puddle that you need to walk throught to get to the store, so...  :P

lol

The cutlet looked pretty standard but it was actually very good and the nuggets were fantastic. Splurging the extra $2 for the asparagus (which turned out to be of the white variety) was totally not worth it.

. . .

While Costco was the cheapest option (but I don’t have membership nor was I interested in dealing with getting Costco gift cards just to save $4)

You need to figure out what type of person you are... either you're "splurging" for $2 and going out of your way to save $4 on gas or not  :-X


Dr. Seuss’s house? Yehoshua informed us it’s known as the house with no straight lines

Aside from the window sills, you mean?  ;D


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Re: A DDF Dream Fulfilled: @Yehuda’s Trip to Kauai
« Reply #95 on: October 23, 2015, 05:09:29 PM »
Especially since I'm sure you're so busy working on your part of the Island Hopper! 😜

98% done.
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Re: A DDF Dream Fulfilled: @Yehuda’s Trip to Kauai
« Reply #96 on: October 24, 2015, 03:01:42 PM »
Great stuff! Thanks for taking the time to write it all out!

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Re: A DDF Dream Fulfilled: @Yehuda’s Trip to Kauai
« Reply #97 on: October 24, 2015, 06:27:50 PM »
A really enjoyable read! Thanks for taking the time and effort to write it up. I'm pretty sure this tops my bucket list right now....

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Re: A DDF Dream Fulfilled: @Yehuda’s Trip to Kauai
« Reply #98 on: October 24, 2015, 10:57:40 PM »
Wow, this is the perfect trip report: Descriptive, detailed, entertaining and full of great pictures.
Love it!!
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Re: A DDF Dream Fulfilled: @Yehuda’s Trip to Kauai
« Reply #99 on: October 25, 2015, 12:09:41 AM »
Thanks for the awesome TR!

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Re: A DDF Dream Fulfilled: @Yehuda’s Trip to Kauai
« Reply #100 on: October 25, 2015, 01:00:04 AM »
Amazing, definitely on the list to read when I plan my own iyh.

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Re: A DDF Dream Fulfilled: @Yehuda’s Trip to Kauai
« Reply #101 on: October 25, 2015, 08:31:13 AM »
Nice TR. Enjoyed the read. Thanks for sharing.

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Re: A DDF Dream Fulfilled: @Yehuda’s Trip to Kauai
« Reply #102 on: October 25, 2015, 03:17:45 PM »
Done! A great TR. Thanks for churning it out.

But a Kauai trip without Polihale and Kalalau is not being yotzeh...

You need to figure out what type of person you are... either you're "splurging" for $2 and going out of your way to save $4 on gas or not  :-X

Aside from the window sills, you mean?  ;D
Thanks! I appreciate you understand the effort involved.
Got me on the $ issue...
Nice catch on the window sills, although they are rounded at the edges FWIW.

Great stuff! Thanks for taking the time to write it all out!
Thank you! I know how much you put in to read it, so thanks for reading it.  :P

A really enjoyable read! Thanks for taking the time and effort to write it up. I'm pretty sure this tops my bucket list right now....
Thanks! Appreciate that. Go for it!

Wow, this is the perfect trip report: Descriptive, detailed, entertaining and full of great pictures.
Love it!!
Aw, shucks! Thank you  :)

Thanks for the awesome TR!
YW, thanks for reading. Enjoying yours a lot as well!

Amazing, definitely on the list to read when I plan my own iyh.
Thanks, read it beforehand to whet your appetite. :)

Nice TR. Enjoyed the read. Thanks for sharing.
Thanks! My pleasure.

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Re: A DDF Dream Fulfilled: @Yehuda’s Trip to Kauai
« Reply #103 on: October 25, 2015, 04:15:23 PM »
Really enjoyed this tr! At least I can enjoy Hawaii vicariously, doubt I'll ever get there
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Re: A DDF Dream Fulfilled: @Yehuda’s Trip to Kauai
« Reply #104 on: October 25, 2015, 05:46:01 PM »
@yehuda thank you so much, fantastic job!