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... Mike Rowe at their plantation from a couple of months ago. He is dude from Dirtiest jobs on the Discovery Channel. The tour was great as we saw the workers right beside us. They were on their iPhones until the alarm went and they needed to move, transfer coffee or do something important. We left there and stopped at a golf club for lunch at 3 pm. Clubhouse was closed but the lady offered to make us a Sammie. ...
... of the big island. The gulches running down to the ocean were deep and frequent, making for a very scenic drive across them. We grabbed a few groceries in Hilo before carrying on south to Volcanoes National Park where we claimed another campsite for 2 nights. We spent the afternoon exploring the crater rim: what a spectacular place! Part of the crater rim drive has been closed since 2008 when a new part of the crater began ...
What makes the Fair Winds so spectacular is that the liner has the only mooring rights in kealekekua bay so its only those on the boat (and perhaps some hikers/kayakers) that you have to share the waters with. The bay is exceptionally sheltered so the waters are as calm as an Arizona swimming pool; you are free to splash around with no worries of getting slammed into the nearby cliff side.
Robert, Tom, Lynn and I spent about ...
... out that Greg knew quite a lot about astronomy! He used a big lazer pointer and showed us stars, planets, galaxies, etc. etc. Quite educational. We had a very bright moon which made it a little hard to see some of the stars. I was able to use my Sony NEX 5N and get a few decent shots of the moon.
After a short stop at the visitor center after the star gazing, we headed home and got back to the condo around 10:40. A very worthwhile experience and we very much enjoyed it!
... time just being kids. While we are there we will be teaching dancing, English and playing games with these beautiful children. I am so overwhelmed and excited with this amazing opportunity lying before me. I’m sure many of you don’t know the things that I have gone through in my life but I feel it is important to share with you an small insight into my journey. I have been mistreated greatly in a similar way to some of these children by people that I have let ...
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