Mahina's Guest House
Travel Blogs from Kapaa
... the perfect picture! We were extremely lucky to have seen it in that that light (twice) as at an elevation of 5,148ft it is known as one of the wettest places on earth! We drove back down the canyon road feeling like the luckiest people alive to have witnessed a side of nature beyond our wildest dreams.
What can we say about Kauai, it is quite simply what dreams are made of.
We will be back one ...
... even more.
After our flight we were invited to join Michelle & Serafin for cocktails and watch the sunset at a beach bar on the South Shore. It was the perfect end to our helicopter flight and couple of days celebrating my birthday. We were on a high from the flight (not from one of Serafin's joints!) and thanks to staying off the 'home grown', it was a birthday I will never forget!
... to wait and see. She also said that there have been plenty of whale sightings out in front and green sea turtles feeding on the sea grass just below the unit. Already seen a turtle feeding but will have to wait for calmer waters to see if we can spot a whale.
Been shopping for some groceries and now just enjoying the sun setting.
... cruise! There are roosters and chickens everywhere....morning you here the roosters crow and driving you must watch out for the chickens. We then got in the car and headed north to climb to Waimea Canyon....it was unbelievable....the soil is red and the trees bright green and it is a huge canyon with pretty waterfalls! Apparently they have the highest rainfall in the world here..in the canyon....but average to less than average on the coast. I think it ...
We saved the best for the last! The Kauai Island is our favourite one. It's so beautiful and simple (OK there are some very expensive hotels but still).
The oldest Hawaiian island, 6 million years old!
A local came to us while on the beach and greated us by saying 'Welcome to paradise'!!! this person was putting his surf board on his car as well, OH YES I love this place!
We spent the morning on the beach to enjoy the sun. If we would have known we could have rent ...