The Pololu Valley is known for its black-sand beaches. On my visit, I was also graced with the sight of multiple rainbows.
Tag: scuba diving
The Southernmost Gaffe in the United States (Hawaii, Day 4)
My elderly, Big Isle-loving neighbors had raved about Place of Refuge, and The Book lauded the adjacent Honaunau reef, so I made that my first stop the next day. The reef delivered as promised, with tons of fish and even a lallygagging sea turtle who saw fit to trail me […]
Paddling to My Death (Hawaii, Day 3)
Just because I’m traveling solo doesn’t mean I’m going to slow down… much. Sure, I take my time getting ready in the morning, usually heading out the door an hour later than I’d intended. But it’s a vacation, what do you want from me? My trusty guide book informed me […]
Manta Heaven (Hawaii, Day 2)
In which a manta ray tries to make out with me and I get to experience an underwater Druid ceremony.
Escape From Cube Life (Hawaii, Day 1)
The first day of a solo woman’s trip to the Big Island of Hawaii, where she visits the Little Blue Church and eats at Ba-Le.
Ode to the Channel Islands
Apologies to anyone with any literary sensibilities for this ode to our sailing voyage to California’s Channel Islands.