Travel Blogs from Captain Cook
... particles hurled into the air. The view was spectacular. We cruised up and down the flows for about thirty minutes. The Captain took us within ten feet of some of the flows. One wanted to capture the scene on film, but one also wanted to stare at the spectacle and store it in memory. I have attached some pictures; Linda has many more and we have to sort out the best ones. I tried to get some of the lava shooting in air when hit by the waves.
This was truly the highlight ...
... The coffee borer is extremely harmful to crops as it bores it's way into coffee beans to lay it's eggs. Some farmers in the region have experienced over 50% crop damage. Fortunately, Dragon's Lair is less infested than many other farms and takes all the necessary (and time consuming!) precautions to prevent the borer from spreading. However, the borer has still damaged a significant portion ...
... contrast from Kailua-Kona for sure!
After a collaborative breakfast with the caretakers/eco-interns in the outdoor kitchen, we got an early start (for us) in anticipation of a long day ahead. Before we could even begin the 4500 feet of elevation gain to get to Hawai'i Volcanoes NP, we had to first descend from our comfortable perch at about 1500 feet to sea level as we rounded the most southern tip of the United States. In the most southern town in the US, we got ...
We will be leaving tomorrow morning (Friday) at 0530 for the longest leg of the return trip. Weather looks good with even a little tail wind. Arrival should be between 8 and 9 CA time. We will be landing at Sacramento Executive Airport so if you are in the area, come on out. You can follow us on the trip by tuning into Flightaware.com and put in our call sign N57KS. Going to be a long ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking