Lucky With Wind!!

The day started out windy but it backed off and got perfect.  I paddled to the boat ramp and four turtles surfaced all around me!  I was surrounded!  I sat there enjoying it and taking photos.  One of the turtles was Bumpy!  I’m always happy to see that turtle.  Then the turtle baby started popping up and down!  I’ve been seeing this little one several times here so today it got a name….”Rascal”.  It’s very fast but today I captured a photo of it!  After the five turtles…..I decided to paddle back because I wasn’t  sure about the wind.  Just as I was passing Kam 3…… Another turtle surprised me! Then at Kam 2  I paddled in closer to the rocks and spotted a turtle.  Unfortunately two tourists snorkeling were surrounding it and harassing it!  I hate seeing that.  Oh well.  After I came in the wind started blowing from the north this time.  I could not have timed it more perfectly!  Lucky! But when I went for my swim….. the wind backed off again and I had a great swim.  Lucky again!  I hope I will be this lucky tomorrow…..

About wildwahinepaddler

I have been happily living on Maui for the past twenty-four years. I have been stand up paddling for over five years. I am married to Bob; have three grown children, five grandchildren,( two grandsons and three grand daughters.) I live in Kihei, on the South shore of Maui, right up the street from Kamaole Beach Park I. I paddle from Kam I almost every morning. I love living the island life and I love sharing my paddling adventures! Come join me! Maui No Ka Oi!
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