aloha

 

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if you’ve followed me on instagram, twitter, or facebook this past week, you probably noticed that i was on the island of kauai.

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i mingled with the locals! i met chickens (they are EVERYWHERE).  i also met their babies.  a lot of their babies.  i met a few frogs, a couple crabs, and gently swam with some fish.  plus, every morning, i was greeted by a large flock of the state bird of hawaii, the nene (this is not a real housewife from atlanta).     

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i am also pretty sure i ate my weight in mango, papaya, guava, pineapple and local veg tacos. this is the first time i traveled to kauai as a vegan.  traveling can be stressful for those of us who choose a plant-based diet. but hawaii is different. when i ordered the local fare, no one rolled their eyes or scratched their head and said, “uh, do you eat cheese or fish?”  traveling vegan was easy.  and that was a real vacation. 

 

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