Yesterday we spent a very pleasant penultimate day in and around waikiki. We had lunch right on the beach at the Royal Hawaiian. A timeless sundrehched dreamy scene watching beginners falling off their long boards. After an afternoon of packing we spent a lovely early evening watching the sunset over dinner at the Outrigger canoe Club. We did our best to remember the highlights of our trip and had that glad sad feeling that it was all coming to an end and we...
The big Europe trip for Ben and Nuan
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Yesterday we spent our first full day in waikik with a solid day at the outlet mall and , a swim in the pool and then a very lovely evening with room service dinner on our balcony watching the sunset over Waikiki.
Today we had a great tour out to the volcano. The tour moved at a relaxed pace with a stop at a coffee plantation along the way. We also stopped for a walk along a lovely black sand beach where Ket was excited to see more green sea turtles. We then travelled on into yhe national park where we stopped to walk through a lava tube. I will be interested to compare my photo taken in the same place in 1986. We stopped for a basic but solid meal before arriving at t...
Today was a lazy day around the hotel with the highlight being dinner at a beautiful waterfront restaurant called Huggo's on the water at Kona. We were given the best table right on the waters edge and the service was genuinely warm and friendly. One of up the special dinners of our tour.
Today we did a nature tour out to see some waterfalls on private land. The guide was informative and entertaining and we learnt some of the history of the migration of the first people to Hawaii and the foods they brought with them. The waterfalls were a little disappointing but this was made up for by lunch at a spectacular coastal viewpoint which translated in English to Heavenly View.