October 12, 2008
HD: Diamond Head Hike

Diamond Head Hike from hawaii on Vimeo.

Yesterday, I joined my 10-year-old daughter, Katie, on a hike up Diamond Head, one of Hawaii's most recognizable landmarks and a popular local attraction. The hike was organized by her Girl Scout troop (Hawaii Troop #84), and we were joined by seven other girls, another dad, and Troop Leader Debbie.

Music is "Climbing Mountains" by Barb Carbon (courtesy the Podsafe Music Network).

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Posted by Ryan at 08:59 AM


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