Two Mermaids On The Sunnyside Of Maui B & B
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... waterfalls or swimming areas along the way. But the Maui Revealed book (blue cover) did an excellent job of describing all the spots to stop and experience the natural wonders of this part of the island.
By the time we reached the halfway point, which was helpfully pointed out to us by a snack bar called "Halfway to Hana" off the side of the road. We considered going further, but since it was getting to be late and we had a dinner reservation, ...
... because using a camera and binoculars was too much trouble. The boat gets within 100 yards of the whales anyway.
We began to see whales, usually a calf, a mother, and a wanna be boyfriend. The mothers really protecting the young. These whales are the humpback variety and come down from Alaska each Winter. They can weigh up to 90 thousand pounds. According to the crew person doing the information, the males are the ...
... the sun set, we headed out for supper at a place I had spied a few times - Big Daddy's Smokehouse BBQ. I had the burnt edges and Joel had the brisket - very good all around. The chocolate pie for dessert didn't disappoint either. We came back to the condo and I did a little packing, and made sure all of our purchases were recorded on a list I had started. Looking forward to our last few days ...
... back closer to shore. Oh, wait. The two snorkelers we had been talking too called out to us that they found the turtle! We swam out to them and there was a huge green sea turtle calmly eating. This turtle was missing its left front flipper. I wonder how that happened? We watch the turtle so long that it surfaced twice for air. The second time it swam up It came to the surface almost under Jeff. I have a pretty good photo of the turtle diving back down and Jeff ...
... was no body near the mask! When we returned to shore we talked with the firefighters and found out that the snorkeler had been located safe and sound.
Our second stop was Airport beach. This was a wonderful spot with a broad beach and a grass lawn shaded by towering palm trees. We were able to do two drift snorkels where we covered about a mile of reef just by remaining ...