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Kaukau Las Vegas, NV - Food Review

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Guava Chiffon Cake - broke da mout! Island Flavor, Las Vegas, NV Visit my new foodie Instagram page! @hawaiigirltastyadventures  Besides climbing, I love food! Well to be specific, I love Hawaii local food, with Hawaiian and Asian food coming in at a close second. There aren't any eateries here in New England dedicated to Hawaiian food, unless you count the "Poke" eateries. Poke is a raw fish salad served as an appetizer. In Hawaii, traditional Poke consist of cubed Ahi, Maui onions, Inamona , Limu , green onions and maybe (little bit kine) sesame seed oil. There are many other variations, but my second favorite is Shoyu Ahi Poke , in which the cubed Ahi is marinated in shoyu, specifically  Aloha Shoyu ! I have yet to see a Poke eatery here in New England that has nailed the traditional and authentic Ahi Poke. Most, if not all, offer bowls with choices of white or brown rice. But there many other "extras" that can be heaped onto that bowl

Petroglyph Wall - Short Walk

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Petroglyph Wall, Red Rock Canyon, Nevada After lunch my husband and I took a drive on the Scenic Loop of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. We stopped at a couple of places along the loop, but at the Willow Spring picnic area, we took the easy and short Petroglyph Wall trail to view the Petroglyph Wall. The trail is way too short to be called a hike. But it's a pleasant walk and the Petroglyphs are both fascinating and beautiful to look at. Along the trail The trail crosses Red Rock Wash Gorgeous views from the trail Las Vegas is nicknamed the "9th Island" For lunch we dined at the Island Flavor  on Durango Drive in the Windmill Plaza. This eatery was highly recommended and I now know why. Their menu is full of Hawaii local favorites, the serving portions are huge (compared to Aloha Kitchen), the prices won't break your pocketbook and the service is quick and full of ALOHA! We walked in and the place was filled with

Red Rock Canyon - Rock Climbing

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Shaka selfie from the top of "Sweets To The Sweet" - Hamlet Wall Spent a couple of hours this morning climbing with Marissa and Tammy at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Park ! Got a few climbs in on the Hamlet Wall off of the first pullout on Scenic Loop - Sweets To The Sweet (5.7) , Frailty Thy Name Is Sandstone (5.7) , and To Grunt & Sweat (5.8) . Being in Red Rock Canyon was surreal...the rock is so red and has a gritty feel to it. I was so stoked to be finally climbing me some red rock! What an amazing day - I sure will miss  Marissa and Tammy, but hope to be back to climb with them soon. Enjoy some photos taken of our day. On 'Frailty, Thy Name is Sandstone'  with Tammy (in blue) on my belay Tammy leading 'Frailty, Thy Name is Sandstone' Marissa leading 'To Grunt to Sweat' Climbing some red rock! 'To Grunt To Sweat' Pano from the anchor of 'Sweets To The Sweet' Got a nice crowd