Photo Safari – Hunting for Good Photography in Hawaii

December 15, 2011 6 Comments »

turtle

A familiar diesel idle echoed through my ears as the big safari truck pulled up next to me and my little rental car. This truck was my transport to go on safari on the Big Island of Hawaii. However I wasn’t searching for wild game, instead I was searching for good photography. Photo Safari Hawaii […]

Road Trip to Puna on the Big Island Hawaii

December 9, 2011 34 Comments »

tree lined road

The trees look as if they have plotted a slow attack to take over the road. Vines hang down trying to slyly block my way and hinder my vision. The road isn’t straight nor does it have any defined shoulders or boundaries. The asphalt is laid around each tree trunk making the road look like […]

Over the Rainbow in Hawaii

December 2, 2011 3 Comments »

When moisture and sunshine combine in just the right combination, a rainbow occurs. The perfect combination happens more often in Hawaii than any other state and that’s why the state motto is The Rainbow State! During my 3 weeks in Oahu and the Big Island I saw more rainbows than I’ve ever seen in my […]

Lava is a Battlefield – Chain of Craters Road

December 1, 2011 13 Comments »

The radio plays old Van Morison tunes as I sing along in the car with my eyes peeled on the Chain of Craters Road wondering what I will encounter next. Even the radio station on the Big Island has the call letters – LAVA – I let out a little chuckle at the silliness of […]

Rain Forest Hawaii

November 25, 2011 6 Comments »

rainforest canopy

Akaka Falls State Park on the Big Island of Hawaii was the next stop on my Big Island Adventure.  The Hamakua Coast and Hilo were living up to it’s reputation of the rainiest places on earth!   It had been pouring rain all day with no end to the moody, gray clouds – so I decided […]