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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, November 13, 2014: Statue of Duke Paoa Kahanamoku, Kuhio Beach in Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii

Travel Luver ·
So there really was a "Big Kahuna". I thought it was just a slang expression.
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Re: Apr. 13, 2017: An afternoon at Crystal Cove State Park

GarryRF ·
A nature walk, beach and rock pools - what more could you want on a beautiful sunny day ! Nice pic's too Ottoman !
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Re: Apr. 13, 2017: An afternoon at Crystal Cove State Park

Ottoman ·
Hi GarryRF. Thanks for the feedback. The lovely afternoon I spent at Crystal Cove State Park with my family really was one of those instances where you look around, feel grateful and content for what you have and say to yourself..."What more could you ask for".
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Re: Apr. 13, 2017: An afternoon at Crystal Cove State Park

GarryRF ·
I keep a Video Log in my mind of all those "perfect moments" when you say to yourself " Hey ! Life doesn't get any better than this" I often re run those moments to myself on a winters day - usually catching 40 winks on a Sunday afternoon. Priceless !
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Re: Mar. 26, 2016: Waiting for the big one...

Travel Rob ·
A great shot! A lot of us can learn from that surfer
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Re: Mar. 26, 2016: Waiting for the big one...

Marilyn Jones ·
Great photo...it really gives perspective as to the size of the waves!
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Re: Mar. 26, 2016: Waiting for the big one...

The Grey Traveller ·
Thanks, it's a favourite of mine, even though I'm not a surfer.
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Re: Mar. 26, 2016: Waiting for the big one...

The Grey Traveller ·
Thanks, Rob.
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Re: Mar. 26, 2016: Waiting for the big one...

DrFumblefinger ·
It is a great photo! Aussie culture sounds a lot like Hawaiian culture. When work in Honolulu ends, there is a massive migration of youngsters and their surfboards to Waikiki. Here the waves are a lot more predictable because of the coral reefs, but the enthusiasm for the water sounds very similar.
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Re: Mar. 26, 2016: Waiting for the big one...

DrFumblefinger ·
Sounds like the making for a good mystery novel! Perhaps even a Bond film.
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Re: Mar. 26, 2016: Waiting for the big one...

Samantha ·
Beautiful pictures. Hope to get there one day and enjoy this amazing view. Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Mar. 26, 2016: Waiting for the big one...

FlashFlyer ·
Hey, great picture...almost needs a poem with it!
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, November 13, 2014: Statue of Duke Paoa Kahanamoku, Kuhio Beach in Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii

Ottoman ·
  Duke Kahanamoku (August 24, 1890 – January 22, 1968) is a legend in the world of surfing, but this was only one of his many great achievements.   Duke (aka "The Big Kahuna") was born in Honolulu and grew up in Kalia, Waikiki (near...
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Apr. 13, 2017: An afternoon at Crystal Cove State Park

Ottoman ·
Crystal Cove State Park is a fine example of why people fall in love with California...Sand, Sun, and Surf.
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Outdoor pursuits to try in 2018

Christina Woodard ·
As Christmas becomes New Year and we start thinking about what the future holds we often become uncomfortably aware of the present. Of all those adventures we've been putting off and of the ticking of the clock that moves us relentlessly forwards. So make 2018 a year to remember by trying your hand at some new outdoor sports. Shake off that post Christmas lethargy and get yourself moving! Surfing Don't like getting muddy? (Surely you're kidding us!) Then why not choose 2018 as your family’s...
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Jersey, The Channel Isles.

Paul Hunter Landscape Tog ·
Paul Hunter shares some brilliant images of Jersey, one of the Channel Islands between England and France.
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Surfer’s Life – Discovering Oceania

ArronHidd ·
Consisting of Australia and the surrounding sub-regions of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia, Oceania is a blend of tropical paradise destinations and some of the best surfing experiences in the world. From point breaks to beach and reef breaks, this part of the globe has it all. So, it’s no wonder that surfing is among is such a big thing around here. To help you discover Oceania in all its glorious surf, here are the best destinations and what expect once you hit the waves. Tavarua, Fiji...
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July 6, 2019: Surfer on a Wave, Waikiki

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger was drawn to this statue of a young surfer, seeming to have such joy at catching the right wave.
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Mar. 26, 2016: Waiting for the big one...

The Grey Traveller ·
The Grey Traveller stops to see a young surfer waiting for the perfect wave, and to think about how to live a fuller life. Click the link to see the full picture.
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April 10, 2016: Surfing shops, North Shore, Oahu

DrFumblefinger ·
Surfing -- it's as Hawaiian as picturesque sunsets.
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Surf's up! The ultimate surfing spots

Emma Orton (Guest) ·
Emma Orton shares some of the world's great surfing destinations. How many of these beaches have you "hung 10" at?
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Re: April 10, 2016: Surfing shops, North Shore, Oahu

Samantha ·
We will celebrating Christmas and New Years this year on Oahu. So excited to see how they celebrate the holidays "Hawaiian Style". Thanks for sharing
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Surf shop, Haleiwa

DrFumblefinger ·
Surf shop, Haleiwa
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Surfing at sunset, Waikiki beach

DrFumblefinger ·
Surfing at sunset, Waikiki beach
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Surfboards, Waikiki Beach, Oahu

DrFumblefinger ·
Surfboards, Waikiki Beach, Oahu
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Seal Beach, California: A Walk Along the Pier and Memory Lane

Samantha ·
Samantha shares her visit to the Seal Beach Pier and all the wonderful memories it brought up from her youth.
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Huntington Beach, California: Love Along the Ocean

Samantha ·
Samantha loves seeing the Ocean while visiting CA. On her last trip, she and her husband visited Huntington Beach. It is a great place to think, relax, and find some peace.
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Re: Huntington Beach, California: Love Along the Ocean

Barry Barford ·
It does indeed have a sister city in Australia, Samantha - Manly, a beachside suburb of Sydney that's home to the Australian Open of Surfing.
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