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South Costa Rica

© Jasmine Hanner 2022

PHOTOGRAPHY

Here are a few of my favorite photos! None of my photography is re-touched or altered in any way (other than sizing).

More photos on my Instagram, @jewelsoftheearthandsea.

hawaiian green sea turtle feeder fish

Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle, or "honu" in Hawaiian.

aerial view of desert mountains

In the high cowboy country (Arizona, USA)

dark blue red beach sunset

The incredible fade of Central American sunsets (Nicaragua)

reflective mountain lake

Summer days outside the beautiful town of Wanaka (Otago district, New Zealand)

volcano eruption sunset

Above a sea of clouds on Acatenango amidst volcanic eruptions from Volcano Fuego (Guatemala)

Routeburn Track, New Zealand

Rainbows and valleys on the famous Routeburn Track, south island, New Zealand.

Hawaiian green sea turtle beach reflection

A honu resting at sunset near the harbor (Kailua-Kona, Hawai'i)

Lake Mackenzie, New Zealand

Unending beauty on the Routeburn Track through Fiordland National Park, south island, New Zealand.

Rees Dart Track, New Zealand

Sweeping views of the glorious Rees Dart Track, south island, New Zealand

Acatenango Volcano, Guatemala

Vulcan Acatenango casting its immense shadow over the valley floor with a full moon.

Liverpool Track, New Zealand

Jaw-dropping vistas on the Liverpool Track through Mt. Aspiring National Park, south island, New Zealand.

Kihei, Maui, USA

A gorgeous sunset as usual on the shores of Maui, Hawaii.

Routeburn Track, New Zealand

Valley vista on the Routeburn Track through Fiordland National Park, south island, New Zealand.

North side, Maui, Hawaii, USA

Roadtrip sights along the remote northern shores of Maui.

Playa Grande, Costa Rica

The perfect beach, with excellent surf - Playa Grande, just across the river from Tamarindo, Costa Rica.

Poza Azul Waterfall, Costa Rica

A beautiful little gem of a waterfall, just outside of Dominicalito, Costa Rica.

surfers checking waves at Kahului Harbor, Maui

Early morning surf check with friends.

smiling girl on sandy beach

Sunny afternoons in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica.

Libano Waterfall, Costa Rica

A secret gem near the shores of Lake Arenal.

horses on the beach in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Horses, cowboys and sunsets on Tamarindo beach.

misty forest and a hiker in Poli Poli State Park, Maui, USA

The misty beauty of the forest on the side of Haleakala volcano.

dancing girl by the lake in Oakland, California, USA

Summertime feelings near the lake.

a pair of mud-spatter legs facing an ocean valley near the Hana Rd, Maui, USA

A secret hike down the ridges to the shoreline, Hana Hwy.

man standing on the edge of a tide pool on the West side, Maui, USA

After scrambling down sheer cliffs with ropes, we came to this stunning tide pool.

girl and her surfboard with waves in the background,Kahului Harbor, Maui, USA

That moment when your stomach has butterflies and your heart is bursting with love for the sport and the ocean.

a little girl hugging a donkey in the desert, Sonoita, Arizona, USA

A girl and her donkey, in the desert.

a woman whipping her wet hair back, in the ocean near Beach 69, Big Island, Hawaii, USA

Reveling in the cool waters on a hot day.

a little boy fishing in a tidal pool near Kailua-Kona, Big Island, Hawaii, USA

Fishing a puddle outside of Kona town, Hawaii.

father and sun watching a fiery sunset inTamarindo, Costa Rica

Sunsets on the shores of Costa Rica are always, always, always lovely.

a girl and a dog resting next to a tennis court in the deep jungle nearLake Arenal, Costa Rica

Tennis break in the jungle on the shores of Lake Arenal, Costa Rica.

a woman's face mostly obscured by a giant leaf nearWest side, Maui, USA

Deep in the jungle in the West Maui mountains.

misty forest and hiker in the Poli Poli State Park, Maui, USA

The misty forest on the slopes of Haleakala volcano.