Travel Blogs from Pahoa
... We walked through an arcade on our way to the bowling alley. Mac wanted to stop at the arcade, but we found out the alley was open from 1500 to 2200 hours and extracted Mac from the arcade and headed home in the dark. We still haven’t seen the stars up here because it is always cloudy at night.
Tomorrow is our last full-day here. Josie has completed her Jr. Ranger pages for this park and will receive her fifth Jr. Ranger badge for this trip. ...
... We stayed in an awesome hostel right in the middle of town, and the manager, Terry, was fantastic. He was so helpful and friendly, and couldn’t do enough to help us. There is very little public transport on the island, so on our first day, he drove us out to the rainforest, where there is a tiny little zoo. The zoo was gorgeous, set right in the rainforest, and their star attraction was Namaste, a white tiger, who used to be in a show in Las Vegas. Olly loves white tigers ...
... a solidified lava lake. PHOTO_ID_L=forest.jpg] After the trails, we went to see sink holes. These sink holes formed when lava which was flowing under a plot of land, all drained out. This caused a structural destabilization, and caused the land to sink like a sink hole.
We also went on a long trail to see lava trees. This is where lava flows around trees, creating a moldish thing. When this mold faals off, you are left with a lava tree.
... I immediately went to the taste testing of all the
different flavoured macadamias. Yummy!! Next stop was Hawai'i
Volcanoes National Park. Very, very cool! Our guide took us first
to the Jagger Museum which very interesting but what was really neat
was we were watching Halema'uma'u Crater steaming away and you could
hear when boulders etc fell into the bubbling crater. We continued
our drive on the Crater Rim Drive to the steam vents, then over to
the Thurston ...