South Kona Hideaway
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... dirt and rain and sun and grass. I'm going to miss the smell of the ocean and the salt spray. I'm going to miss the way the jungle and the rainforest smells - wet and wild and so, so alive. You wanna talk GREEN. I'm going to miss the work. Not the tedious, mind numbing tasks, but the good, hard physical labor. That kind of rewarding work that leaves you exhausted and spent and sleeping like a log. The strain and strength of muscles working to push, pull, lift, bend, haul! It feels ...
... the black sand beach is how it's made. When hot lava hits the ocean, the drastic change in temperature causes the lava to immediately harden and explode. It turns into these little black rocks which then get beaten by the ocean into sand. It's a beautiful and rare sight; a testament to how the young the island is. It's rare because once the lava stops flowing, the source for the sand stops. In a few decades it'll get washed away with the tide and replaced with brown, ...
... we had a lovely drink in the warm evening, met a nice couple from Vancouver then admired the many photographs of the Manta's in the bar lobby. So you could say, I did see them after all!
The following morning we were finally met with the blue skies and sunshine we'd been waiting for and it was HOT!
There was no hanging about, we packed, ate breakfast, squeaked over the toy laden floor, said goodbye ...
... s most famous waterfall. It was stunning. Moving right along, we then went to see Rainbow Falls. This was a much smaller falls but still beautiful in its own right. It had an 80-foot drop and is known for the rainbows that are formed in the surrounding mist. Here we saw some humongous Banyon Trees! Lunch time arrived and the guide brought out hot Bento Boxes for lunch, rice, chicken, edamame beans and ahi. It was delicious! Now it was off to the Volcano National ...
... and beach. There were lots of the fish as usual. A great place to snorkel and there is room for the surfers on the other side where the waves are.
After coming back we just lazed around the pool and had the afternoon off since we were going star gazing this evening. The drive is an hour and a half each way. Oh my, it was a bit cold up the centre only 7 degrees calcium but we were all rugged up. At ...