Swimming With a Turtle

Beautiful sunrise sky and nice day.  The ocean was calm too!  By the time I got back down to the beach, though, the wind was threatening.  I decided to just swim today.  It was choppy! It was overcast so visibility wasn’t as good but I saw fish.  I swam almost to the end of Charley Young beach and on my way back I ran across a turtle swimming north.  I turned around and swam with it for a while .  I was so happy to see a turtle!  Sadly it had a tumor on its right front flipper…… I really hate seeing that.  I hope tomorrow is a Paddling day!

About wildwahinepaddler

I have been happily living on Maui for the past twenty-three 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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