Hawaii, Hawaii, USA – Pt8.

Continued from here My last full day on the island, and the last chance to really explore – time to check out a volcano (again!) The Big Island has its fair share of them, and while the Volcano National Park is the most active, Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea are much taller. And like the […]

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Hawaii, Hawaii, USA – Pt7

Continued from here. I had booked my car the day previous, but failed to do enough research on the buses – so I walked out to the airport. Not a great start, but that’s the way it goes sometimes. Once I had the car, the real fun began, my grand circumnavigation of the island, from […]

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Hawaii, Hawaii, USA – Pt6

Continued from here. Hilo immediately struck me as a nice place to be. Open and spacious, developed and interesting, with a nice combination of culture and commercialism. It’s not popular as a tourist destination, so it’s a haven for locals, and it shines because of that. There’s no $150 luau on the beach, instead there.s […]

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Hawaii, Hawaii, USA – Pt5

Continued from here So Day 3 on the big island, and time to tick some more bits of the list. I got dropped off in the morning at the start of the Green Beach trail, and as I had time to kill and didn’t fancy paying to stand awkwardly with other tourists in the deathtrap […]

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