Monday, April 20, 2009


APR192009, originally uploaded by colemama.

Another beautiful vista ... and another steep hike - about 2,000 ft elevation difference (and I'll be sore tomorrow!). Once down in the valley, the lush greenery gives way to a black sand beach and aquamarine waves of the Pacific Ocean (a surfing area for locals - definitely not for beginners). Needless to say it is a favorite, but you really earn it with all of the exertion! An extra treat are the wild horses that frequent the area and have been 'tamed' enough to touch. Waipi'o Valley, Hawaii


  1. Thanks for sharing your photos during your stay in Hawaii. How interesting - wild horses!

  2. Spectacular view - sounds like a fantastic place.

  3. Beautiful place! Make sure and drink lots of water on those hikes!
    Have you seen the green flash at sunset?

  4. Thanks, all! It was truly a stupendous and fascinating place! @Tim D. - no green flash here (at least not yet!) - barely get to see a sunset due to vog (volcanic fog). Fortunately, I've been lucky enough to witness the green flash at a FL sunset (just once!)...