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loco moco

This week was jam packed with fun adventures and amazing friends. The photography team is short staffed, so my days have been extra long, but that hasn't stopped me from filling my free time with one fun thing after another. Mostly all of my adventures have involved delicious meals this week, but we all know food is one of my very favorite things.On Thursday, we rented a jeep and headed to Eggberts in Kauai. I feasted on a plate of french toast topped with macadamia nuts and banana slices and lightly drenched in coconut syrup. One word: yum. Theo and I worked our magic and scored a fire engine red jeep for our day of fun. Peter and I were the precious cargo in the back seat.
The next morning, Theo and I went to Kalapaki Beach Hut and gave the loco moco a try. The loco moco is a Hawaiian breakfast specialty. They cover the plate in a bed of white rice, add a hamburger on top, next is an egg made-to-order (I picked over easy), and it is all smothered in a layer of gravy. To some of you it may sound a little strange, and I, the queen of all things edible, was hesitant to try it myself. Fortunately, I was so proud of my decision. It was delicious. We met a very sweet couple there that were headed to Kansas City later that day!That evening was the last performance of the Oh What A Night crew that was currently on the ship. They rocked their performance, and we all headed up to Waikiki Bar afterward to bid farewell to Christian and spend one final night of fun together. The night was filled with comedy, dancing, singing, and smiles for everyone.On Saturday, we headed to the real Waikiki on Oahu. Here is where I fell in love with The Cream Pot. It was a delicious outdoor bistro nestled in downtown Waikiki. The brunch started with glasses of fresh strawberry lemonade. It was so fresh that there were chunks of strawberries and lemon floating in the glass of delicious! That was followed up by a dark chocolate filled crepe topped with strawberries and whip cream, and smoked salmon eggs benedict. We then explored Waikiki and headed back to work work work.
Last night I joined some friends to see The Hangover 2. It was a good chance to get in some big belly laughs with fun friends. Can't wait to see what is around the corner for this life of sand and sun.


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