Monthly Archives: May 2014

Kona Coast to Volcano National Park – Driving the West Coast

We had four wonderful nights on the Kona Coast in Kailua where we stayed in the Hale Kona Kai Condos.    This snapshot was of the sunset from our lanai the night we arrived after our trip around the north end … Continue reading

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Driving the East Side of the Big Island

This wonderful little lizard is an Hawaiian gecko; we found him scurrying about the sidewalk picnic tables of a small cafe where we stopped for lunch on our way to Akaka Falls north of Hilo Hawaii. We were in Hilo … Continue reading

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Butte Aux Cailles — Village within Paris

Paris is made up of a collection of neighborhoods.  They have their unique character  and sometimes it feels as if you have stumbled into a town in the countryside.  We started our journey to visit Butte aux Cailles — Quail … Continue reading

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On top of the world — Mauna Kea

We had always dreamed of standing on Mauna Kea under a clear sky with the piercing stars and the Milky Way wheeling above us.  Alas the cloud cover on the night we visited didn’t allow all that, but we did … Continue reading

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