My first time Snorkeling! @ Nutrex-Hawaii [Part 3 Recap]

November 2, 2013 -
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Hi ya’ll! I’m in the south now so my “aloha” has changed to “ya’ll” Winking smile Anyhow, don’t think I forgot about the GymBoss giveaway! I will be announcing the winner on tomorrow’s post!

I’m super excited to share with you my 3rd recap of the Nutrex-Hawaii Nutrition Summit! Here are parts [one] & [two] just incase you are just jumping in!

Speaking of jumping in….a lot of that was happening on day two of our trip. We went on a snorkel cruise & I got to snorkel for the first time!

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We took a huge boat out  over a coral reef in the Kealakekua Bay (say that 10 times fast). The water was so blue; the clearest I’ve ever seen!

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[Insert titanic music here]

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On the sail out to the bay, we all hung out at the front of the boat & got to sample some fresh raw juice! Pictured above is Drew & John from FitLife.TV – Drew is known for his Juicing Vegetables! I believe in my hand is something with kale, coconut water, & beets – whatever the combo, it was delish!

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Also got to hang with my girl Stephanie who works for Nutrex-Hawaii! Isn’t she adorable? I total Hawaiian babe.

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Then our girl Traci (from Nutrex-Hawaii) jumped in for an power pic!

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I just love Suzy! She was determined to hit the tree pose while we were sailing – if you see my knee, I am totally cheating & holding us up via the sail. Crazy curly hair, say whaaaaat.

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Then it was time to put our snorkel gear on…the proper way…and hit the water!

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One of the members of the crew totally wanted to join in the fun. 

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Traci actually took the camera out on the water (protected by a plastic bag) while swimming on a raft to get some action shots – love her!

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Did I ever mention I have hitchhiker thumbs?
Well, you learn something new everyday!

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I basically am a fish…a one eyed fish in the picture above. I love to swim & the feeling of being so “free” in the water. I don’t know if you’ve ever been snorkeling, but it’s crazy cool how you can literally just see water and then put your head right under the water & see a whole new world. [insert Aladdin theme song here]

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After an awesome few hours of snorkeling & hanging on the boat with the whole team, we started our sail back to the island….Only to be greeted by a huge “pod” of dolphins! I learned that dolphins travel in pods.

The coolest part about this was that 3 of the dolphins literally led our boat for a while.

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How beautiful is this moment?

It was really great to spend so much time close to nature, especially while in Hawaii. I really embraced each moment & enjoyed every second.

Once we got back to the hotel, we got cleaned up & headed out to dinner to catch the sunset!

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Traci & myself but the star of this picture is truly the sunset.

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I could so get used to this.

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Our dinners came and they did not disappoint. I got a sesame seared ahi tuna salad with avocado & shaved parmesan. It was so amazing, guys.

After a night of girl talk, wine, appetizers, & enjoying the view around us – we all headed back to get some sleep. With the time difference, I was basically ready for bed by 5pm Hawaiian time (which was about 11pm eastern time since Hawaii is 6 hours behind us) so once the Hawaiian bed time came, I was really really ready to rest up.

Next post will be all about our last day in Hawaii, some road snacks we enjoyed, & some fun experiences we had with some Horses!

Have a good day!

be true to you,

Red heart Kasey

 

Have you ever been snorkeling?

I’d love to hear about it!

 

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