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Sunday, July 11, 2010

Kauai Part 2: The Revenge

So, as seen in the previous post, we went to Kauai for our 1 year wedding anniversary. It was amazing. Here is some more proof.

Somewhat near the condo we were staying at was a little marketplace. At the market place, they had two amazing treats. Hot dogs and gelato. But they were not mixed. That would be gross.

First the Hot Dog Stand


I don't know what Puka means, but it must mean heaven in tube form.

If you were eating one, this is what it would look like


So basically, they are incredibly phallic even for hot dogs. You can order them original, spicy or hot. And then had any number of tropical relishes and mustards. We tried a few different combos and they all taste the same, but its all good.


Good and enormous.

Next to heaven in a bun was a gelato stand. We went to Italy for our honeymoon and ate gelato at least twice a day for about 2 weeks, so we needed some island inspired gelato. So here is Amanda outside of Papalani Gelato.


She is snacking on POG gelato, which is Passion, Orange, Guava. Amazingly tasty and refreshing, as you can tell by looking at Amanda. PS, compliment her on that shirt because it is ridiculously cute.

I am eating the Kauai pie, which was a combination of coconut, mac nuts, and chocolate. Good. Amanda's was better. Don't compliment me on my shirt. Or the random wet spots.


So now we are properly nourished, we hit up a farmer's market!

Lots of good, fresh fruit. However, most of the fruit is...well I'm not sure how to say it. I suppose it is somewhat foreign to us. We have mangos at home, but not this vareity. They had papaya, which we never have. Apple Bananas, which are small, sweet bananas. We bought a few things, but sadly we didn't really love any of it. Might as well try, right? Well we also tried coconut water. For $2, a rather surly woman will take out a machette, whack a coconut twice to expose it's goodies, give you a straw and tell you to have a nice day. Coconut water, ice cold and fresh. Delicious!


Any time machettes are involved, I am fully invested.

And now for some wildlife. Kauai is fully of feral chickens. They are literally everywhere and they are really stupid. They just hang in the street, they do the little "cock a doodle doo" all the time, constantly, and from what I gather they procreate a lot because their are chicks everywhere...or as Amanda says "CHICKEN BABIES!!!!"


Chicken babies, to me, sounds like a small chicken sandwich that McDonalds sells, but I don't want to put it in my mouth.

Far more cooler than Chicken Babies, are Monk Seals. They are endangered and beach themselves often. When they do someone(not entirely sure who, or where they come from) ropes off about 100 feet around the seal so tourists don't harass the seals. Occasionally the seals will maul you, which I wanted to see, but didn't. In any event, way cool. There are only around 1000 of them left...I think.


And to end, some beautiful beach scenes.




Remember, you can't have rainbows without a little rain.

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At July 11, 2010 at 3:22 PM , Anonymous homecookedem said...

MMmmmmm, makes me want a hot dog REEEAL BAD! (sorry, couldn't resist the Legally Blonde quote for this post!) Seriously, what a cool looking bun.

LOVE the shirt, Amanda!! You are adorable!! :)

At July 11, 2010 at 3:36 PM , Anonymous Katie @ Healthy Heddleston said...

I miss Kauai so much I can't even stand it! Sounds like a wonderful anniversary!

At July 11, 2010 at 6:11 PM , Anonymous sophia said...

So finally the husband blogs. Always love your posts, Andy! And boy I ADORE hot dogs, so big and fat is the way to go! Sounds like you guys had an awesome trip!

At July 11, 2010 at 9:43 PM , Blogger tiffany said...

aww this is so cute! especially since i didnt know Andy wrote on here as well! i love you twos!

At July 11, 2010 at 10:09 PM , Blogger Jenn said...

I remember seeing those puka dogs in a show once. They look totally cool. I think it's the buns. hehehe...

At July 12, 2010 at 5:32 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love all the pictures Andy and Amanda! Glad you guys had such a great time.

At July 12, 2010 at 12:47 PM , Anonymous brandi said...

That IS a cute shirt :) I was going to say something before I even read that sentence!

The gelato sounds so delicious. Wish we had a gelato place here!

At July 12, 2010 at 1:44 PM , Blogger Mo Diva said...

andy, the shirt is totally cute but not as cute as you are when you say your wifes top is cute.
congratulations on your anniversary! you two are adorable- i cant say it enough.
peace adorable duo.

At July 13, 2010 at 3:15 PM , Blogger Jolene - EverydayFoodie said...

Mmmmm, I want that hotdog!!!!!!!!

At July 15, 2010 at 11:02 AM , Blogger Mari said...

OMG those hotdogs look sooooo naughty! hahaha

At July 19, 2010 at 7:20 AM , Blogger Lori said...

I am loving your trip recap. Puka Dog is on our list when we make it to Hawaii. It seems I must go everywhere Anthony Bourdain does. :)

How entertaining it would have been for you if the seal had lived up to the potential threat. You always fit something in that gives me a good laugh. The pictures are simply beautiful!


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