To start we would like to thank everyone who helped make this trip possible, we cannot believe we are actually here in Europe together! A few words on sleep deprivation; I don't think that anyone should ever stay up more than 24 hours and then write a blog post but here we go! After the… Continue reading Jet Lag
I know, I KNOW! You've been waiting sooooooo long! Well guess what? SO HAVE WE. The awesome adventure blog is coming BACK!!!! Stay tuned everyone, Kim and Alex are heading to Europe this time and things will be zanier, tastier and pricier than ever! A real live vacation to 4 countries, a huge birthday milestone,… Continue reading Coming Soon
We have said our farewells and our hellos and we are now relatively settled at our new abode in Portland. As we ascended over Hawaii, you could see Mauna Kea (left), Mauna Loa (back right), and Hualalai (front right). It was the best view of the mountains we ever had: We compared tans… Continue reading Goodbye Hawaii, Hello Portland!
Today we got out much earlier than usual and some of us went down to Kahalu'u Bay to surf and sit on the beach. I did not surf, but Alex and others did. Here are some pictures (I think Alex is riding a wave in one of these, but you have to look pretty hard… Continue reading SURFING
This weekend we had the lucky opportunity to harvest cinnamon on another farm, and we got paid to do it! Cinnamon is the inner bark of a tree which has been grown to around 4 to 6 years of age. You can eat the bark raw and it is sweet and delicious! The leaves also… Continue reading Happy Easter/ Passover: Cinnamon and Cook
This weekend all 7 interns here at the farm rented the van and headed north. We covered a lot of ground having worked all day Thursday so we could take Friday off for the journey. We managed to see Waipio and Pololu Valley, along with the towns of Hawi and Waimea. Waipio lookout: The road… Continue reading New Adventures
Things grow really fast here. We expanded the garden in front of our tent to include a large patch of onions and peppers, cucumbers, and tomatoes. Our tomatoes are fruiting and we started them from seed a little over a month ago. Tomatoes: Peppers, Kale, onions: The "original" garden area: Watermelon radishes ready to… Continue reading HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY! / Garden Update