Kulana Artist Sanctuary
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... We ended up on a one lane road... Beautiful but interesting because cars don't really slow down until they see you. After lunch and rest, we drove to the end of the road and walked across a lava field to a small black sand beach. Another pretty spot. Let me say something about them little wildlife... The croki frogs were loud in the evening,,, but they didn't ...
... then we were on our way. The scenery changed dramatically - climbing, climbing and more climing. We got to the Visitor's Centre and had to wait there for an hour to climatise. The Visitor's Centre was quite interesting and there was a solar telescope to look at the sun and information about the telescopes and who had put them there. They didn't sell the CD but said it was availabe on you-tube.
Then we put on ...
... crew had to cut through this lava tube. We also saw an area with some lava trees. Not near as many as the Lava Tree State Park but still worth a couple quick pictures.
We started on the 19 mile Chain of Craters Road. There were several look outs where you could see large expanses of cooled lava, where other lookouts had great views of craters. We stopped at the Ko'oko'alau Crater. Seeing these craters just ...
... radiating off this flow of molten earth. As it started to get darker, the lava looked even brighter. It was so pretty, with colors of orange, red, and yellow all swirled together, against the black landscape surrounding us. We joked with our guide that we could stay out here three days and not get tired of watching.
This is the place where the marshmallows and whisks come in. We got to roast marshmallows over lava! How neat is that? The ...
... We knew of a road sign that was swallowed up with lava flow and were determined to find it......so we got our first taste of walking on the jagged rocks. Finally after about 15 minutes we found the sign that says "Road Closed"...only now you could no longer see the road and the sign was almost engulfed by the tall lava flow. We had to return to our rental cabin, have lunch and prepare for what would be one of the most incredible experiences we would have in Hawaii. The ...
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