Marc at Princeville Pali Ke Kua
Travel Blogs from Princeville
12th November - Tuesday
The morning didn't look too bad, so we thought we might go for a walk, said goodbye to Jennifer & Sandra, but by the time we got ourselves together the weather had changed.
We went to the Library to get some prints and we needed a map of America to know were everything fits.
Back home and we got into researching, we have booked a flight from the Big Island to New York and some accommodation ...
... are just so friendly and helpful.
We had a small parcel to send home (don't tell John), and a couple of postcards.
By this time the rain was quite heavy so we went home and read nice and relaxing.
9th November -Saturday.
Still raining, but today we move home. We had to be out by 10am and not due to our new place until 2pm. Packed the car and went for a drive south to Lihue, this is the main town on the island, where the airport ...
... them walking around the streets. Big day.
An adventure on the local buses.
Our first point of call was Diamond Head, this is where there is a army base in a crater with a observation post set into the rim of the edge of volcanic crater, quite a steep climb to the top, huffing and puffing but worth while the views were great.
... pancakes, yum). After Nate woke up, we headed out to see a lighthouse on the northern shore of the island. In addition to being the largest lighthouse lens in the world when it was built, the site is also now home to many different kinds of birds, including red-footed boobies. (Eric and I have donated money to help protect its endangered cousin, the blue-footed booby.) We could see many ...
... Richard and Lyn enjoying a drink @ the Mediterranean Restaurant in Ha'ena.
What a surprise, we did not know that at every St. Regis Hotel around the world, on Friday evenings at 6:30 pm a sabering event takes place. What fun!! We will have to visit the St. Regis in Africa! The Burtt's took ...