six days in paradise

2.14.2015




So, Hawaii.

The air is warm and wet, the humidity unforgiving and the sun merciless. A single walk through the resort is enough to make my back sticky with sweat and my throat dry. Still, the breeze is fresh and salty. The sun rises in a burst of orange clouds and sets in a mass of pink. Waves crash against black rocks and riptides surge. The sky is dark and swallows the landscape below -- the stars are brighter than I've ever seen before. They twinkle through the night.

I think "paradise" is about right.

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  1. wow , the pictures are stunning *.* , so jealous. Would love if you could comment back x
    modemaniaque.blogspot.com

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  2. I'm in love with the photographs! Envying you so much right now.

    Hannie at // CHAPTERS LIKE THIS //

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  3. Love this!
    That sounds amazing and I wish I have ice cream now!
    ~Emily

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    1. Thank you, Emily! It definitely was amazing -- tropical ice cream flavors are the BEST. xx

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  4. wowowow. i so wish i was on vacation right now; your pictures are gorgeous. the beach looks just perfect <3 just curious, where is this? i would say have a fun time, but you already sound like you're rocking this vacay haha (: xx.

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  5. Amazing! That looks so fun! You are making me jealous because its really cold were I live!!!!! :D

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    1. Thank you! It's cold back home in California, too. I'm already wishing I could go back ;) xo

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  6. Photos areee awesomeeee!! I am so happy that I find your blog! Following you <3

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  7. Oh my....wherever you are, I wish I were there!

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  8. *grumbles in jealousy*
    Lovely pictures, Arushee! It looks so beautiful there <3

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    1. Thank you, Jordy! It sure was beautiful there :)

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  9. Ooh, those pictures are really making me wish for some summer paradise about now.
    *glances outside* Yup, that definitely looks a ton better than icy snow. Looks like you had an awesome time <3

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  10. The pictures are AMAZING!!!!! Great job!! ~ Maddy maddysdigitaldiary.wordpress,com

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    1. Thank you SO much, Maddy! I'm glad you liked them :)

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  11. I AM SO JEALOUS. I have always wanted to go to Hawaii...it's honestly such a huge dream of mine. These make me want to go even more!

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    1. Oh I hope you get to go someday! It's a beautiful place :) xo

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  12. Looks wonderful, like a film. I want to go there too.

    /Avy

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  13. Maaan, wow. I love the ocean. I have only been there once, though. When I was younger.

    Lovely pictures, Arushee. Looking at them makes me happy, even if I don't know exactly what to say. <3

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    1. The ocean is SUCH a beautiful place. I'm so glad they made you happy, Candence <3

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  14. Man, Hawaii! I want to go so bad!

    xoxo Morning

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    1. It's fantastic! I hope you do get a chance to visit x

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  15. wow. that looks extremely lovely.
    Sophia
    someplaceinthemidst.blogspot.com

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  16. Oh. My. Your photos are gorgeous! Ah, the ice cream, the sand, the blue ocean-I want to go!;) Hawaii sounds so so relaxing! I bet you are having an amazing time. Thank you for sharing these little pictures of warmth with me. I truly need them since it's supposed to snow tomorrow, and it's sooo cold outside!

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    1. Why, thank you, Eve! It is a relaxing, wonderful place -- I'm SO glad they made you happy. xx

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  17. A beautiful paradise alright, and most likely, my second favorite one too! :) (Mumbai's my first paradise-- forever & always). Thank you for FINALLY getting back by the way~

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    1. Thank you so much, dear! And you're welcome :) xo

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  18. Love your photos, seems like a lot of fun and definitely like paradise!

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  19. I am so so jealous. Currently it's -16 degrees outside and all I see is snow. Ugh. Those photos are wonderful!

    ~Noor
    http://wonderkid22.blogspot.com
    a little bit of sunshine

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    1. Oh my, that sounds terrible! Thank you :)

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  20. omg great pics! that looks so fun. awww everyone's gone somewhere sunny but me :( haha it's fine tho, hopefully I'll be MOVING somewhere warmer :D

    O | Life as a Young Lady

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    1. Thanks so much, Olivia! Well, that sounds extremely exciting as well :) xx

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  21. Oh my goodnessss, that looks absolutely beautiful! Amazing photos.
    -Ashley xx
    thriftytoppings.blogspot.com

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  22. Sigh. That looks like such a wonderful place to visit! So nice and warm... it's -8 degrees Fahrenheit where I am right now. Beautiful pictures-- looking at them is just as good as going to Hawaii in person!
    --Rebecca at
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    1. Thank you so much, Rebecca! It was a wonderful place to visit, and I'm so glad you feel that way about my photos :)

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  23. This looks beautiful, I'd love to go to Hawaii! Amazing photography too xo
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    1. Thanks so much, Hannah! I hope you get to visit sometime xx

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  24. This is beautiful! I have to say,you're an excellent photographer! These photos make me so jealous! (but in a good way!) Hope you enjoy your time in Hawaii!

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    1. Thank you so much, Bennet! I'm already back but I sure did love it

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  25. WOW!!! Really beautiful pictures!

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  26. Oh my! I've always wanted to go to Hawaii, so jealous :P It is absolutely GORGEOUS there.

    Emily | Lynde Avenue

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    1. It IS gorgeous there! I hope you get to go someday :)

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