Pahala Plantation Cottages
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... is the ranger led tours!
Around 6 PM we headed out to the Volcano Community Arts Center for a Kanikapila, when locals get together with their instruments, play and sing together. There were guitars and ukelelies. ...
... some pretty good scrapes on his left leg. This was unusual for Mac as both he and Josie are like mountain goats on hikes. Cheryl had her first aid kit and patched him up. The bleeding wasn’t bad and Neosporin is a wonderful thing for cleaning up and gluing-over these types of cuts and scrapes.
The hike was a mixture of forested area and walking across old lava flows. We happened upon three Ne Ne ...
... we flew to the lava fields and the flowing lava... this was what I had been waiting for.
We flew through a few rain clouds and I really was scared that we would have rain and that it would dampen the experience, but thankfully, it was just local.
Then... there it was... The Puʻu ʻŌʻō crater and the spatter cones. Further ahead we saw the the expansion of the Peace Day ...
... by the heat of the lava hitting the water....the redness and glowing of the lava was akin to a NEON stop sign a top a black black rock. INCREDIBLE. We were literally 20 feet away, the water was warmer than bath water and you could feel the heat hit you in the face.
Off for another day out, the sun is rising here and i wish you the best shortest day of the year my friends. xo
... 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, ...