City Palate - The Flavour of Calgary's Food Scene since 1993
City Palate
City Palate - The Flavour of Calgary's Food Scene since 1993

SUMMER IN THE CITY PALATE- July August Issue 2018

A Honeymoon of Lava Tubes and Sea Turtles

by Kathy Richardier, photos by Doug Proctor

My friend Doug and I have been together about 13 years, living together about nine and it’s not like we wanted to have children – been dare, done dat. But, he decided he wanted to make us official, so he gave me a necklace with a beautiful raw diamond engagement pendant. He’s a geologist and into rocks. We were married last July.

His sons and my daughter were happy and my daughter, Chloé, said we needed a holiday (first in two years), so she “cashed in” Avion points and sent us off to Maui for a honeymoon. Such a good daughter.

Our idea was to stay here and there, seeing and doing whatever we could find, so I scooped good places for us to stay as we circumnavigated the island. First stop was in Paia, not far from the airport, then further east at Hana, then ending up back west at Kihei.

Read entire article in the digital issue of City Palate.