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- Swimming pool
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- Free parking
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... no one else really knew what was going on. I apologised to the waitress for the interruptions and explained to her what had happened, and how important it was to an Australian cricket lover.
Waitress: cricket? ... That's kinda like baseball, huh?
Me: Yeah sort of, just with more depth and drama.
Waitress: Oh, ok... Hey did you see the whales today?
Anyway, it was a top day... Lazed around, swam with a turtle and won the Ashes. Just didn't see a ...
We had an amazing morning on the helicopter tour of the island. The pictures don't do it justice. We are still awe struck. It was like taking photos for National Geographic... We saw real lava inside a caldera and flowing into the ocean. ...
We are heading towards the end of the vacation. We are taking it more slow in the morning and don't get going until 9 am.
Also this morning. We got up around 8 and made our breakfast. Actually a nice breakfast with fresh self baked croissants, some yogurt and orange juice. Erwin had his coffee and I had my tea. There were some birds keeping us company... no doubt hoping for some food crumbs or more.
Like I said we didn't get going until 9 or maybe ...
... significance of the bird. He mentioned that it was an eagle that ancient Hawaiian's used to revere as a god. The bird was respected as a god, given it's ability to watch over all of the island given the advantage of height. Levi shared further that Hawaiian's used to be monotheistic, worshiping this god. When Tahitians, settled on the islands, they introduced polytheism, giving the eagle ethereal peers that were worshiped as well.
... Kristine said this is what she was waiting to see ! IT is magnificent ! She then hiked down to the black sand beach while I stayed up top and enjoyed the view. We then drove down the mountain road and enjoyed some nice rain and driving through the clouds. It was on to Waimea and a local quilt shop - unfortunately it was closed so we will just have to go visit there another day. ...