Garden Island Inn
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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As I soak in my last hours here on my little rock in the middle of the Pacific Ocean that I call home, I cannot help but think of this anticipated journey ahead. My parents have provided me with the knowledge and support to prepare me for this and I can't thank them enough for all they have done. And as I wait in a pool of mixed emotions from nervous to optimistic, there is no turning back now. ...
... for a walk on the beach.
The water is so rough on this side, but it makes for spectacular scenery. We walk quite a long way and back again.
We make a nice salad with lots of fresh ingredients and eat out on the lanai listening to the surf and the birds.
Heading to bed early because we have a big day planned for tomorrow and have to get an early start. Until ...
... it was time to head home. Like I said before, the resort let us use a "hospitality" room to shower before we headed to the airport. We knew we had a long night/day ahead of us so we had dinner at Kauai Pasta in Kapa. Very good. There was another family in the restaurant getting ready to head home too. Had a bit of time to spare so we went to Kalapaki Beach for one last "view". There were some canoe/paddler boats that had just came in ...
... farms too however the pineapple industry could not compete with cheaper goods produced elsewhere and the hurricane wiped out a lot of the macadamia nut trees. Lisa said that it takes 10 years for a macadamia nut tree to produce nuts whereas coffee takes 2 years … hence producers put in coffee plantations after the hurricane.
Apart from the abundance of coffee plantations, there are chickens everywhere on the island … ...
... Meg and I secured a third seat and opted to bring her second oldest brother, Rob. Having beach-cationed with Meg's parents, Jim and Mary, last winter (2013 Grand Cayman), we decided to continue the VanHam beach-cation theme. Jim and Mary departed from Milwaukee (MKE) through Dallas-Forth Worth (DFW) continuing on to Honolulu (HNL) before wheels down in Lihue (LIH). I think it's safe to say their travel day on American Airlines was smoother than ours.