As part of our visit to Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island we took a 1.4 mile round trip trail across a cooled lava flow. The trail was rugged and rocky but led us to the Pu’u Loa Petroglyphs. There are some 23,000 images and are said to be . . . “dated
I was recently contacted by Natureshop in New Zealand to review some of their Icebreaker hiking clothing. Here is what I think. L to R: GT Run Tracer Pant, SS Sprint Crewe shirt, and Hike + Mid Crewe socks Icebreaker GT Technical 200 – SS Sprint Crewe shirt At first I was worried about the
After spending nine nights on Kauai, we flew to the Big Island for five nights. Two were spent on the east side so we could visit Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. Everything about the eastern part of the Big Island was different from that of Kauai. And Volcanoes was one of the most unique places we’ve
A pair of House Wrens decided to nest outside my parent’s picture window, providing a near constant show. We witnessed several feedings and at least two baby mouths inside the box. Then we saw one of the young stick its rear out the nest hole and deposit a fecal sac into its parent’s mouth for
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We visited Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge twice during our honeymoon in Hawaii. Both times we saw a ton of cool birds but the second visit netted one of our biggest target birds: Laysan Albatross. Tons of Tropicbirds (red-tailed and white-tailed) and Red-footed Boobies Great Frigatebird Red-tailed Tropicbirds The picture below shows the Laysan Albatross
One of the Blue Dolphin crew members found out we were on our honeymoon so they started playing “My Heart Will Go On” from Titanic and took our picture posing on the edge of the boat.
Hanalei Bay Beach, Kauai, Hawaii