Lions' Gate Bed and Breakfast
Travel Blogs from Honaunau
... were some interesting birds about the ponds , but the fish were fascinating, in that each fish seemed to be living separately in a circular hollow it had created and which it defended if any adjacent fish should approach its area.
It was pretty easy to imagine the way life was a few hundred years ago for these Hawaiian ancestors. Also drew our attention to the similarities of the Hawaiian people with the likes of the New Zealand Maoris and even the ...
... in minutes. Sunday is going to be fun!
I ride for about an hour. 'Kenny' & and I are doing great now. I visited the two biggest climbs and things could get interesting in the race, but, it will be the same for everyone.
After the ride I return for breakfast and we have a couple of hours by the pool before our afternoon activity.
This afternoon we have booked to go on a helicopter tour of the Island. This two hour tour will take us ...
... send an email to one of the manta dive tours and say “we’ll be there, please hold a spot”.
We get up in the air in our trusty old aircraft around 10.15am (almost an early start!) and head around the island to Kona, it’s an uneventful flight except for some pretty mild turbulence off the South Point, which Antek kindly let’s me handle with my limited flying experience.
Antek Antic No.4 - It’s quite difficult flying in bumpy ...
... has covered in recent years. We saw a lava tube that the park service had to cut through in order to make the road. It was nowhere near as big as Thurston but it was still fascinating to see. I wonder how many people just drive the road without ever noticing this lava tube .
We stopped at the Mau Loa O Mauna Ulu Overlook. In the distance we should have been able to see Mauna Ulu but I think the clouds were covering it. Still the views ...
... cool experience!
After snorkeling we ventured over to the historical park. We learned about ancient Hawaiian life and some of the first Pacific Islanders who settled on the island. (Also, during the walking tour, we played the Game of Life on Jarryd's iPhone).
Once finished at the park, we started making our way back to the condos. On the way, we stumbled upon a place called "Donkey Balls". Intriguing. We went in ...
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