After leaving Paradise Meadows, I continued down South Point Road, with some great pullouts for views along the way: And … Continue reading Hawaii May 2021, Day 4: South Point and Green Sand Beach!
I woke up early, as usual in Hawaii, fully intending to go hike down the Captain Cook Monument Trail to … Continue reading Hawaii May 2021, Day 4: Kona Coffee Living History Farm and Paradise Meadows
Leaving Kailua-Kona behind, I headed south on Mamalahoa Bypass Road, hugging the coast rather than at elevation like I had … Continue reading Hawaii May 2021, Day 3: a hidden gem restaurant, a painted church, and a safe haven
On my last morning in Kailua-Kona, I strolled down past Jackie Rey’s (though I had driven the night before, it … Continue reading Hawaii May 2021, Day 3: snorkeling with dolphins, tropical fruit, and shave ice!
After leaving Buddha’s Cup, I headed slowly back toward Kailua-Kona along the meandering, higher-elevation State Highway 180. I pulled into … Continue reading Hawaii May 2021, Day 2: kind of a wasted afternoon
One idiosyncracy of traveling to Hawaii that I didn’t think about much in advance is the fact that they don’t … Continue reading Hawaii May 2021, Day 2: agritourism in the Kona area
Normally I would just start a blog post with my arrival in a place, but the flight to Hawaii was … Continue reading Hawaii May 2021, Day 1: the flight over and arrival in Hawaii!
Now that I’ve had some time to mentally process maybe the most epic trip I’ve ever taken, some things stand … Continue reading Hawaii May 2021: Why Hawaii?
On April 23 & 24, I took my first post-vaccination trip as an overnight getaway to the Wichita Mountains. These … Continue reading The Wichita Mountains, April 2021
In June of 2019, I took an long-planned, epic 11-day road trip from Texas all the way up to the … Continue reading The Black Hills, June 2019, Days 9-11: the drive back home