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... fertile valley is about one mile across and over five-miles (8 km) deep, and surrounded by cliffs up to 600 m high. Waipio Valley was once the home of thousands of Native Hawaiians. Today, there are less than 60 residents living amongst the waterfalls, taro fields and rivers permeating the valley. Hawaii Island's second tallest waterfall, Hi'ilawe Falls cascades down 396 to 442 m (depending ...
... in that hour and we were to set off and map out our stay.
I, however, was anxious to get out there so we planned to start driving north to the Waipio Valley - a relatively short drive - and take a short hike to the black sand beach. Marcia had suggested that we stop in the village of Hawi where there were old-style Hawaii buildings and galleries and a few less expensive but good authentic Hawaiian eateries. We did stop there and went through a few ...
... und nerviges Unterfangen war, so dass schon kurz vor Sonnenuntergang war, bevor ich weiterfuhr (der ist hier wieder sehr früh – um 5:40). Ich wollte am nächsten Tag zum Captain Cook Monument, um nach Delfinen zu suchen, deswegen suchte ich dort in der Nähe nach einem Schlafplatz. Nachdem ich mich in der Dunkelheit einmal verfahren hatte und auch die Schlafplatzsuche etwas anstrengend war, vor allem weil die Straßen stark gewunden ...
... in stages, as Mauna Kea is 14000ft up. We spent about half an hour looking around the visitor centre which is a little way down from the summit. I aptly ate a Milky Way ;-) They had a telescope rigged up, with filters so you could look at the sun safely. You could see sun spots and flares clearly - really fantastic. We then made our way up to the summit, where Dino told us about all the telescopes like Gemini and so on, and where we ...
... the center of the island. We followed roué 11 down around the southern tip of he island and back around to the western side. On our way we unfortunately hit heavy rain most of the ay so the scenery was limited.
We found the black sand beach and the rain subsided for our visit there. It was quote a site to see sand that is pitch black. Beautiful coast line there ...
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