Palm Villas at Mauna Lani
Travel Blogs from Kamuela
... of silver and white domes was sparkling in the sunlight. We got a quick explantation of which countries are involved in these projects and what special features the various telescopes have. These days though, the scientists that run them don't necessarily have to brave the cold (nearly freezing) to do their stargazing, as everything can be done by computer. The sunset up on the summit was spectacular. The clouds we saw beneath us gave the whole thing ...
... horrendous at times, but good physio too. Lol. Then when we both got back to room we had some lunch, chatted about what we did, and my dream to swim, well, be in water with dolphins which we were told wouldn't happen, did happen thanks to manager. Oh my gosh, I cried with sheer joy. A wonderful soul seering, joyous, calm, feeling just went through my entire body like never experienced before. I kissed them, held them, played with them and wept the ...
... lady who makes all the drink and food. I had a bagel with cream cheese and pesto, and a mango black iced tea - very refreshing. I decided that if I were to retire somewhere like Hawaii, I would like to have a wee shop like that - the little details were great, like the Succulents in round glass bowls as center pieces for the tables. Anyway, moving along! The boys wanted to see Captain Cook's memorial (he was killed on this island by the ...
... enjoy B&Bs. Then off to the Rainbow Falls and the Boiling Pots in the pouring rain which are right in town. Due to all of the rain, the falls were gushing with a lot of mud. Our Segway tour through the Botanical Gardens got cancelled due to the rain. Continuing north, we went on a short hike to see Akaka Falls! It was beautiful. Super humid but it was just sprinkling. We continued north to ...
... hills, the last really hurt, but the reward is the trip all the way back to the coast and transition. We were flying down these hills, some riders doing over 60km. Into transition and I am greeted by my cheer squad and I ride in. Quick change of shoes and out on the run. Boom! The same hill I first rode up, I now have to run up. My calves are already screaming! It flattens out a little after this and we work our way up,to one of ...
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