Travel Blogs from Paia
... to see no turtles. We laid on the beach and watched an amazing whale show they are just so playful it's truly incredible. Who needs tours we are having a blast so far doing our own thing.
We went to our pool deck for the Wed. evening hula show and Mai Tai special now back at the room for room service. I love having a full kitchen but dinner needs to made for me ...
... so mark and I continue wandering ourselves, eating gelato (passion fruit and Kambuscho -?- for me, egg nog and pineapple for Mark). Then more shop wandering before deciding beer and maragaritas at Cafe Mambo is in order. Back to Haiku for groceries, then to the house to chill, watch breaking bad episode and fall asleep before 9pm. ...
20 July Saturday
Stand up paddle-boarding was fun! Whole family had a go, individually and in pairs, much to onlookers' amusement. Made the most of the morning calm, with a sea breeze kicking in late morning. Amazing exercise, working legs, core and arms all at once - nice way to feel fit!
Afternoon drive up to the top of Haleakala Crater (dormant volcano), interesting drive uphill, some 10,000 feet asl - 30,000 ft in total, passing groves ...
... best part, we get to take out all kinds of food from local grocery store and have a peaceful dinner by ourselves, with Hawaiian beer in hands.
Oh, we sleep much better after Curtis and I flipped the mattress upside down. The initial setting was just too soft with too much cushion for our backs. Great that Curtis suggested flipping over the mattress. I wasn't sure if I was able to survive 5 nights after the first two nights!
... a snack after church. Brent went swimming again and I enjoyed some more reading in the sun time. After viewing another beautiful sunset we had dinner at Lulu's at the mall.
The bible study tonight about our responsibilities in the millennium was given by John Cafourek.
How has this villa rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center