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... from the summit. Today the clouds will not allow it.
The clouds are low today. We drive through them on the way to the summit. The jaw-dropping views and changing scenes make the trip a snap.
Reaching the summit I jump out of the car. I try to jump back in. Shane had locked the doors as soon as I stepped out. The temperature at the summit is 56F with a strong wind. I look at other visitors with jackets and warm pants on.
Two main trails lead into ...
... the way too. Because of the darkness it was difficult to see the water but the soothing sounds of the waves could still be heard.
Lahaina was our last stop of the day. We were curious about the nighttime activity there, wanting to know if the crowds were the same as in the day. Of course they were! An after dinner drink was in order so we stopped at McGillacudy's before returning to our home away from home.
... suntanned naked, read, had a tent nap and enjoyed the day alone. I thought of hiking straight out but realized I was on holidays and really should be relaxing and not rushing myself. Then all of a sudden the campsite was full of people!! -day hikers, families, park rangers, other back-country campers, so many birds, photographers. I was lucky to have my quite time when I did. This night I probably went to bed around ...
... on the way up. There was only one other guy who was also a pilot and an airplane owner. We got to the upper launch site. The winds weren't blowing right. The trade winds are what makes this a good place to launch from and they weren't blowing today. After about 40 minutes of waiting, we decided to bag it for the day. We drove back down the hill until we got to the lower launch site. I decided that I should at least do the lower 3-minute ride than none at ...
... beyond to Kanaha State Park. The kite surfers were going crazy! There must have been 50 or more. After Linnea got a chance to bury her toes in the sand a few times, we climbed back in the car and drove up to Kula, where we found our house, fixed our dinner, built a fort for Linnea in the corner of the living room, fed her, then put her to bed. We retired after reading a little. Still have an annoying cough. Every 2-3 minutes I'm hacking. So is ...
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