Hilo Airport Hostel : Pineapple Park
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... these huge lava tubes. Quite incredible to see just how long and big these lava tubes are.
Being danger seekers, we wanted to get as close to molten lava as we could and that place is called Halema'uma'u Crater (don't you just hate Hawaiian names!) which contains a red hot lava lake. We could get to within about 50 metres of it and it was smoking like Bob Marley on his day off. You can't see ...
... Park by the same name. That shot was taken this afternoon (Sunday) just before a BIG tropical downpour! We'll try to get back there again before we leave and hopefully stay dry.
Our time is limited on these computer systems, so we'll have to close out for now. More shots to come from Volcanoes National Park...hopefully with lots of color!
Dave And Paul Schwan ...
... we pulled up at one place that closed at 9pm... It was 8:58pm so we weren't holding out much hope. The lovely ladies inside however said that they would do us takeaway, as long as we didn't have anything fried - fine with us! We grabbed our feast and headed back, excited for a sunny, but probably super windy, beach day tomorrow.
Jess (and Ness) ...
... and easy walking. It meanders through bamboo forests and hanging ferns with steep drops on one side. This is another photographers dream. The first waterfall is Kahuna Falls at 100 feet. You have to back-track on the trail here to get to Akaka Falls. This one is 442 feet according to the literature. Folklore has it that a ...
... Funny sensation when you are in shorts in an air conditioned bus!. We then travelled to the north east coast where we transferred to an old 4wd bus which took us down an incredibly steep sloping track to the floor of the Waipio Valley. A lush tropical area which used to be the main place for growing tara...some still growing. The east side of The Big Island gets about 200 inches annually whilst the west only gets about 10. The vegetation is tropical, though mostly non ...