Some places we travel to carve out a place in my heart and make all the work and effort to get there instantly melt away. I already (mostly) don’t remember the twelve hours we traveled today to get here. I remember this moment. This moment that struck us with awe of the natural beauty surrounding us in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
I find things that I love in almost every place we visit, but the list of places I have visited that can instantly captivate me is pretty short. Alaska, Colorado, and this beautiful island of Kauai are on that list. How lucky we are to live in a time where I can wake up in my bed in Texas and by nightfall be able to experience sunset in Kauai.
This is the point for me, for my family, for why we do what we do. This is why we pack our things, leave home, and push through jetlag when it would be easier to just stay home. We are just captivated by places like this. What destinations captivate you?