Fruit Forever!

This post is solely devoted to the gluttony of the scrumptious, never ending fruit of the Big Island of Hawaii.  The bounty is unreal in a true, living paradise.  I ate and ate and ate on papaya, coconut, cocao, soursop, jackfruit, mango, lilikoi, guava, pineapple, avocado, banana, rambutan, lychee, the amazing noni……..the list goes ON AND ON!  I am one happy, healthy vegan, and I owe it’s roots to living here.

All of my thanks and honor to Pele, the Lava Goddess of the Island, for continuing to bless this place with beauty and amazing energy!

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Rollinia

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The amazing Cocoa Fruit! Aka real, raw Chocolate

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Papayas at the Market

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Soursop

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Picking Coffee –you can eat coffee cherry, or the red part, right off the tree…it is so sweet and delicious

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Macadamia Nuts

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The incredible (and pungent) Noni Fruit

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More freshly harvested Cocoa pods

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Suriname Cherry –if eaten green they are often rolled and salt and a common Hawai’ian snack – when ripe they have a floral flavor

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Living Out of My 4WD in Hawaii

IMG_2407.jpgThe Big Island of Hawaii is hands down, the best of the Hawaiian Islands.

Snow topped mountains, the ‘Valley of Eden’ that is Waipio Valley, fresh caught tropical fish by nomad-living locals, and a true, deep respect for the land and the power of an active volcano that dictates life here.

And the best way to see it, is living out of a 4Runner.  Which is exactly what I did this summer.  Please, just look below…………..(and I bet you’ll be doing the same soon).

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