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Travel Blogs from Pahala
We arrived in Volcano Village, which is more like a tiny settlement of several restaurants, a gas station, and a general store. At the boundary on a very quiet private road area is where we are staying, the Volcano Village Lodge. It’s 4 little cabins set in ...
... was great – Mark and Cheryl had a bento box of goodies, including the catch of the day, although we didn’t know (or ask) what fish we were eating.
Josie was still working on her Jr. Ranger Badge for this park, so we had to return to the Jaggar Museum for some more information. After, we stopped at the Puhimau Crater lookout to practice echoes, a science experiment as part of Josie’s Jr. Ranger badge. All of us took ...
... of Crater Road. We passed several Pit craters on the way. Near the end there is a trail going to the petroglyphs. We figured that would be nice to see, so we hiked out into the middle of a lava field where they have made a boardwalk. Here you could see the petroglyphs clearly. Especially since it was getting later in the day and the sun was casting longer shadows.
After we hiked back we headed to the Sea Arch. Now that is something to ...
... of the way, we then headed back to the caldera of Kilauea, for some viewing at night. As it got darker and darker, the red, orange and yellow glow from the larva in the crater became more and more intense. As we viewed this, it became more and more obvious that we were standing on top of an active (although very quiet) volcano. We spent an hour there - the last site of the tour was a visit to the steam vents, ...
... the world. But our biggest surprise came in the shape of the tsunami warning sirens that kept us up all night after the Canadian earthquake...luckily we were 1000m above sea level, chilling with the cowboys.
My eyes are tired from the visual feast they've had over the last week or so...hopefully my photos will convince you all to get online and get booking a flight to the Big Island.
Next stop...the home of surfing, Maui...
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