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Today the main event was the tour to Mauna Kea, but this didn't start until 3:45 in the afternoon, so this gave us a chance to relax in our cottage, cook a good lunch and chill out! We had a little lie in, watched some bad day time tv, and I prepared a nice lunch (balsamic pork steaks and roasted sweet potato - yum). We got our things together and headed for the meeting point for our tour, with Arnotts Tours. There were 12 people all ...
... into the dirt and rope railings to hold onto. The view of the waterfall was beautiful but due to the storm that had passed shortly before we arrived and the water was much too cold to swim in. James and I did take our shoes off and wade out into the stream for a few minutes. It was refreshing after a hot trip.
Our guides were very helpful with photos, JC actually took the muddy photo of the ATV for us.
... to go further and b) both me and the car were showing signs of altitude sickness. So we came back down and returned to Hawi where we had super ice creams from a renowned ice cream parlour called Tropical dreams - delicious.
Waimea - there is a town near here called Waimea which is real cattle ranch country and seems completely out of place in Hawaii. apparently they breed cattle here and when they are 6 months old ship them to Texas for fattening. They are ...
... their balcony of a breaching humpback. Sal was pretty annoyed that we didn't know about the whale sightings just behind where we had been sitting most of the day.
Anyway, we wandered back to the headland to watch the sunset (yet another great one) and managed to miss another whale sighting while we were there. Sal was becoming a bit agitated, being aware of the whales in the area but seeing any.
Dinner tonight was pizza, and the timing happened to coincide with the ...
... it was amazing to go down there, so we inquired and gathered a group of 6 of us to travel down and take a swim. It was incredible. And, wouldn’t you know it, one of the 6 people was from Framingham! Swimming was amazing. That night we got the most expensive pizza ever as there are literally only two pizza places on the island.
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