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... br> More later...okay as with all great vacations you have to go with the flow. After our workout early morning the clouds decided to join us so we changed the snorkel ling to a visit to Lahaina town it was great. Lots of small tourist shops and home of the Bubba Gump Shrimp factory which is where we had lunch. We both bought new bathing suites and the food at the Bubba's was not bad. From there we went to the bike shop and rented Heather ...
... get airbourne, but the delay meant we'd missed our connecting flight to Maui - having spoken to several people in New Zealand who'd recently been to Hawaii, they'd all instantly recommended Maui as their favourite island, and all recommended the same hostel there, so we'd thought we were being clever booking a flight straight out of Honolulu to there. Fortunately as the delay to the Sydney flight was not our fault, we were just put on standby for the next Maui flight, ...
Arrival at 14:35
Thanks to Tamara's photos we could find our B+B easily. And what a place. Extremely welcoming and friendly people and the place itself. Paradise. It was worth having searched the internet for such a long time. 6 hours. So I would never go to Hawaii again without having prebooked the accomodation.Especially Maui is an expensive island and you MUST book in advance. We were just only lucky, that they have had ...
walk to Green Sand Beach, which was not really green (if you ask me!). We
finally arrived at Captain Cook, where we booked a room for two nights.
Saturday was our great day, well maybe not ours but at least a great day
for all athletes participating in Ironman. We first drove to the bike route,
where we first fell in love with Mike, a Swiss athlete and policeman from
Maui, wonderful place for snorkling
... was certainly beautiful but this was the area of the island with all the big resorts on it so it felt a little tacky. We stopped on the way home for some traditional Hawaiian cuisine served alfresco overlooking the ocean, not a bad way to end the day.
The following day we headed up to the Haleakala park. This is the summit of the now dormant volcano and in under 40 miles you drive from sea level to 10,000 feet. The views from ...
Other places to stay in Wailuku
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2080 West Vineyard Street, Wailuku | Hostelfrom $55