Volcano Fern Forest Retreat
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... a line formed in front of them.
Once we got to downtown Kona, we parked. I told Kara to park far away from where we were going. Not I am not sure why but it worked out OK. We had lunch at a place called Fish Hoppers - the best seafood in Kona. It was OK - I loved the description of my dish - but not as good as Annie's yesterday. I had purple mashed potatoes that were really lovely though.
From Kona, we drove past yesterday's snorkeling spot ...
... highlight of this data collection was finally identifying the Nene (Hawaiian Goose)! I saw them from a distance, and was able to identify them by common name, hawaiian name, and scientific name. One down, a million more to memorize!
Our last day was spent at the Jagger Museum, as well as with a private tour from a geologist who works for the national park. He is actually a Cornell alumni, which was pretty special! It's really interesting ...
... with the locals, listing to the guitar playing on an old dude under a tree mostly playing Pink Floyd and songs form Woodstock. We bought an earthy lunch on beans and salad, then I kid you not, I sat an overhead this conversation between an older lady wearing overalls and two intrigued folks wearing modern dress.
'"Hey I'll never forget this day as it was 50 years ago today I saw the Beatles live. That's right in 1964 today I had my mind blown by the ...
... known to be the most tropical, lush and widely spread; the Big Island.
The first couple of weeks I spent on the island were at the vipassana mediation centre in Pahoa. There I was serving my time in their bungalow development period. Within the longer term plan to expand from an affiliation centre to an official centre, vipassana Pahoa is striving to serve more courses to benefit the people of Hawaii and others. During this service period servers ...
... visitors center of the park and decided we had enough energy for a hike through the steam vents. These are a pretty spectacular sight; the volcano is not actually releasing steam but the rocks along this ridge line are so hot that when the rain/runoff water hits, steam is created. All along the 2 mile path you see lush gardens and exotic flowers being backed by billowy steam clouds.
By the time we finished this hike it was nearly 4:00pm; we were pretty tired ...