As previously mentioned, our stay on the Big Island was split by spending a couple of nights in Kona and then packing up to head to the eastern side of the island to Hilo. Actually we didn’t quite make it to Hilo, as we opted to spend the night closer to the volcano and stayed … Continue reading Room With A Rainforest View
If you ever find yourself in Hawaii and the opportunity presents itself, I would highly recommend taking a helicopter ride. And I don’t say this lightly. I’m not the type of person who takes helicopter rides whenever the fancy strikes (and theoretically I could, since I live in NYC and the helicopter tour people love … Continue reading Flying High!
For the record, this isn’t what I wanted to share with you today. But in the interest of actually getting something posted, I had to improvise (let’s just say wifi and technology haven’t been my friends this week!) I could have easily made this picture a Wordless Wednesday post, but it was suggested to me … Continue reading Kilauea
Let me start out this post with a bit of house keeping: Yes, I’m technically late with this posting….although I will argue that it’s still Saturday in Hawaii and since this post is about Hawaii, I’m using that as my justification for the lateness. When writing don’t forget to click save/update frequently, lest you walk … Continue reading The Pilgrimage to (Coffee) Mecca
According to Greek mythology, when Poseidon took a part of Kos to throw at the giant Polybotes to stop him from escaping, the island of Nisyros was created. But we were not there for Greek Mythology. We were there for a volcano. An active volcano. And what does one do when on an active volcanic island? … Continue reading An Active Volcano and Generations of….What?!?!