Before going to Stagecoach this year I was so beyond excited. I had been waiting for years, so when my grandma told me she had bought tickets for Alex and I to go, I was ecstatic. Throughout the whole time we were there, I was living in a dream. Not only were we in the heat of Palm Springs, but we got to spend all morning by the pool, and all afternoon and night listening to dozens of country artists. Directly after it all finished, I was still on such a high… I had just been to Stagecoach! However, it then set in that I wouldn’t be going for at least a full year. Now, instead of being bummed that this fun festival has passed, I am just super excited to return next year. I now believe that I am going to try and go every year possible because it was one of the most fun weekends of my life.
Ah the joys of travel! So many places to go and explore. The opportunities are endless! For an adventure craver like me, travel makes my heart skip a beat. I love to go out of my normal day to day life and get to experience new cultures and ways of living. My favorite thing to be able to do is embrace a new country and their normal everyday life. For example, when I went to Spain, we experienced the exciting night life. Unlike here in America, people don’t even start to go out until around eight o’clock. It is very fun to see the different ways people do things around the world and to be able to live out that culture, even if it is just for a weekend. Not only does it broaden your knowledge and understanding for the world, but it also gives you once in a lifetime experiences.
“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” – Saint Augustine
A beautiful adventure spot in Oahu, Hawaii is Manoa Falls. This is an amazing hike that leads to a powerful and breathtaking waterfall. Over Thanksgiving Break, we went and explored this hike. The hike is located in a rainforest and because of the time of year, there was a downpour when we were there. This, however, made it an even more exciting experience. Because of the pouring rain, the waterfall had an insane amount of force. At the top of the hike, we couldn’t even look directly at the waterfall without being blasted in the face with water. It was one of the most amazing experiences I have been on and I would gladly relive this day. Throughout the hike, you make your way through some rocks and a beautiful scenery of green trees and a river flowing from the falls. The strength and size of thee waterfall depends on what time of year you visit. This would also affect whether or not you can swim in it. The size when we were there did not allow for anyone to enter the water, however, summertime would most likely allow for less rain which would result in smaller falls and the ability to swim in it. This hike is high on my list of recommendations for anyone visiting Oahu!
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