Home for the holidays

People relaxing at Spencer Beach Park in Hawaii

This week’s Sunday Stills challenge theme is ‘Vacation or Staycation.’ See more responses here.

I can’t remember the last time I actually went anywhere on vacation so I’m opting for staycation, which is staying home for your holidays. In Hawaii, a fine staycation doesn’t require a great deal to make it work.

A nice beach is a good start. Some shade, either from trees or a decent portable canopy. Tables and chairs are a plus, or a convenient branch to sit on. A variety of coolers suitably stocked are welcome, a barbecue even better. And of course, some warm sunny weather and calm blue waters make it a staycation to remember.

  • People relaxing at Spencer Beach Park in Hawaii
  • People relaxing at Spencer Beach Park in Hawaii
  • People relaxing at Spencer Beach Park in Hawaii
  • People relaxing at Spencer Beach Park in Hawaii

22 thoughts on “Home for the holidays

    1. Graham Post author

      Oh, rain, I remember rain!Actually I get more rain here than I did in Washington State, the last month or more we’ve been very dry indeed. Rainy Northern Europe sounds quite refreshing by comparison.

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    1. Graham Post author

      Las Vegas is called the ninth island because it’s so popular with Hawaiians! I went down to one particular beach to take photos because it’s always packed on weekends, but when I got there, there were only a few groups around. The best laid plans and all that!

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