Pilgrimage to Khagya Dhechen Hermitage

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Fruitboy was kind enough to introduce Leaf and I to Jeff, the creator and caretaker of the Khagya Dhechen Hermitage, during a brief visit there up a steep 4-wheel-drive road.

 

 

 

Staying at the Maui Condo

With fresh local fruits and vegetables from Yee’s Fruit Stand on S. Kihei and from Mana Grocery in Paia.

Day 1: Visiting Ranger Sierra at Pinnacles National Park

I had a great visit with ranger Sierra at Pinnacles National Park, the newest national park in the U.S. I hiked for two days, seven miles the first day by myself and seven miles the second day with Sierra. I thought I spied the endangered California condor, but it turned out it was just some turkey vultures.

Visit to Family in Seattle

I visited my family in Seattle January 11-15, 2013. Thanks so much to Douglas for asking his brother Steve and friend to play music to cheer up my mother and other residents at her adult family home. Videos and photos below.

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