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... we headed back to the pool near our room and Zac hung out with kids from all over the place while we got busy doing nothing.
Late morning we jumped into the car and took off to explore this small part of the island. Heading inland, we were a bit surprised to find terrain and foliage exactly like driving through country NSW. Dubbo, Gilgandra type country, not Orange type country. I was even convinced I saw a dead kangaroo on the side of the road, but we were unable to go ...
... even later, but we headed towards the north of the island as far as the road would take us. Dad's navigation thing somehow had some trouble with the location of towns, so we drove the wrong way... We took out the map we got on board Hawaiian Airlines and we found our way.
The view was beautiful. The trail started at the end of the road and was fairly steep and went all the way down to the beach.
Of course we wished we were there earlier, since ...
... the crisps and gasp 'water' to Ismael!
Wow, the view... Amazing to be above the clouds and to be looking down on them. We spent an intense hour up there in the freezing cold waiting for the sun to set. Kept hopping back in the car to get warm and then back out. I'm sure it seemed all the more cold because just a few hours before we were running around on a white sand beach.
The sunset was dramatic ...
... architecture was fascinating, taking Central American coastal influences. It also opened up to a man made cove, where hotel guests could swim in the pool below. The grandest part was the terrace that sat over the beach. Ingeniously engineered so the only things you could hear were your table companions and the ocean crashing on the nearby shore.
I ate the best Seared Ahi Tuna I've ever had in my life here. They ...
... that runs 4-wheel drive vans into Waipio. We enjoyed the commentary from enthusiastic young Douglas, a local through and through, though his story of Kamehameha carrying off a rock that had to weigh at least 1000 pounds strained our credulity. He deflected any culpability by claiming that “you can believe Hawaiian legends or not – it’s up to you”.
The valley was a favorite haunt of ...