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... will now be including more pickles into my dishes because this hash was delicious.
Now- onto the park.
We packed peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for the yeti and headed into the park. We had about 14 miles of hiking planned out for the day but weren't sure if the weather was going to be a factor. So far, the skies were holding up so we kept on with our plan.
Our first stop was the Kilauea Iki Trail; this route starts with 3 miles along ...
... show last night. It was a ventriloquist/puppeteer. Matilda was a Jamaican woman. It was actually hilarious, very surprisingly so. Earlier that day there was a Hawaiian concert with music and hula. It got us in the mood for Hawaii the next day!
The entertainment has been that, entertaining. I'm especially impressed with the female sax player in the ship band. Amazing!
... all this being red hot molten lava. The walk back up to the valley rim was quite hard work but once there we got to take a look at some 500 year old lava tubes. These are huge tunnels under the ground which the molten lava would run down like an underground river, these ones were 400 feet long but who knows how long they used to be. It was quite incredible to see the size of it as we were only expecting little holes, not ones you could nearly drive a bus down. It ...
... in the car (getting warmer and doing junior ranger books) until it got dark. Finally, it was dark. The parking lot was pretty full but soon after it was totally dark, many people started to leave. We guess they just waited for that picture and called it good - not the way we do pictures!. We finally decided it was time for us to go up to the museum area as we wanted to see the lava in the Halema'uma'u glowing in the sky. It ...
... and I kept turning around to catch a few last glimpses of the orange lava behind us. After a while, our lights began to illuminate more vegetation, and soon we could see the clump of trees indicating we were near the end of our hike, and even see the headlights of the shuttle van coming to pick us up. We rode back to our van, and then drove back here to our hotel, exhausted, but completely amazed by the incredible sights we had seen tonight.