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... a toll on me. Speaking of beds I was so hoping for a great heavenly bed with the move to a better hotel but sadly it is not heavenly it is soft and fluffy which for alot of people I'm sure is heavenly but not for this old fused back :-( Oh well I guess the Westin is the only place with heavenly beds then and The Spire! lol.
The room is like I said new, nice wood work, marble floors, granite counters the deck is deep and has a full sized pocket door into ...
... had no problems getting on. So we eventually arrived in our island paradise, and were transported by a hilarious taxi driver to our hostel.
We spent the first afternoon there mostly chilling out and dozing - having crossed the international date line, it felt a little like groundhog day - we actually lived through 9th February for 47 hours in total!
On Monday we headed down to the beach at Pai'ia - a stunning beach where we could enjoy the sunshine, watch the surfers ...
... the room.
IAO VALLEY INN very recommendable
What we saw:
Lots of great beaches ( although we were a bit worried: 2 shark attacks in one week!)
The road to Hana
Kanaapali Beach, Fleming Beach (good for body surfing), Napili Beach (Difficult to find, but nice and quiet), Kahekili Beach ( good for snorkeling),
Baby Beach in Paia
... Cafe for the obligatory 'Rita' before heading back to the hotel. We were surprised at how quite the bars were but following the Halloween party the night before, people were obviously all partied out! Saturday - grabbed an iced coffee and iced bun and got our spot by the pool, enjoyed a good few hours sun bathing, nice breeze today so it was bearable. Starting to get a bit of colour now. Before we knew it, it was time to start getting ready for tonight's ...
... br> On Sunday we flew to Kahalui. We went to the Banana Bungalow and then to
the city, where we made our plans for the next couple of days. We also went to
the cinema to see Runner Runner.
On Monday we
went to Paia, where we actually wanted to see the big waves in Jaws. A woman in
a shop told us, that the last big waves appeared in 2010 and that the sea is
very calm at the moment. We enjoyed a good meal at a Mexican restaurant and went to the closest