'I never wanted to be famous. I only wanted to be great.' - Ray Charles.
For all wondering: I’m fine again, I survived a 5.5 hours catamaran trip along the Napali coast line in really rough conditions where a few people on the boat threw up. I was fighting it really hard and won.
We’re leaving Kauai to go to Big Island today and due to weather and health conditions I wasn’t really able to go airborne as much as I wanted. We had to skip two great lookouts for drone flying and also for regular photography, but if I ever return to Hawaii - these chances exist - we can do that then.
But for today’s shot:
From the Nu’uanu Pali Lookout I was able to also shoot this shoreline of Kane’ohe, which is a town next to Kailua.
In this shot you can also see in the mountains the Haiku Stairs, the Stairway to Heaven, which is an awesome hike, but actually a forbidden one too.
The hike contains 3922 metal stairs that need to be climbed to do more than 600 meters of altitude and it takes up to 5 hours to master this hike.
In 1987 the trail was closed to the public, but some hikers just ignore the “no trespassing” signs and continue to climb, contributing to the community’s misgivings about reopening the structure.
There is a guard stationed and patrols the known entrances and if he catches you, the police is being called and one has to accept a US$ 600.00 fine. But that does not stop the hikers from climbing these stairs, as the view must be tremendous up there, especially to witness the sunrise.
Travelling with our 3 year old daughter made it impossible for us to do such extensive hiking, as she is walking good, but of course not ready for such a challenge, so we had to skip this one as well as the Napali coast hike.
Adventure is allowing the unexpected to happen to you. Exploration is experiencing what you have not before. The unpredictable weather in Hawaii has definitely made for an adventurous exploration so far.
If you had to pick, would you rather adventure in a familiar place or explore a new place?
Pali Notches Trail offers some of the best view in Honolulu. Experienced climbers can descend two man-made notches and then continue hiking along the ridge to "The Chimney", a vertical wall that leads to the highest peak in the Ko'olau Range.⠀
Link to this trail in our bio.
1. 새벽다섯시반에 기상하여 눈꼽만 떼고 다이아몬드 헤드를 갔다 가파른계단 좁은계단이 두오모올라갈때만큼 많았는데 무릎이 안 좋은 엄마랑 어깨아픈 아빠가 무사히 올라가셔서 다행이었고 좋았다 구름땜시 일출못보나 했는데 봐서 다행이었다 해뜨기전 칠흙같은 어둠 넥 가사가 생각나따 그리고 올라가는길이 어두워서 핸드폰 플래시가 하이킹트레일을 따라 반짝이는게 장관이라면 장관이었다
2. 집에 와서 완전 떠꾸실신해서 아침잠자다가 엄니가 시간아깝다고 깨워서 일났다
3. 누아누팔리 전망대?가서 전망을봤다
4. 카일루아비치 가서 가족 사진찍고 해수욕을 해따 아빠가 수영을 못하셔서 아쉬웠다ㅠㅡㅠ 급 배고파서 햄버거맛집 맥도날드를 가서 먹어치우고 다시 집으로 갔다
5. 오빠랑 나는 대충 씻고 캐리어를 사러 나왔다 컵라면도 사고 존맛탱 빵도 사서 집으로 갔다 내일이면 마지막 날이라는 생각에 아쉬웠다 ㅜㅡㅜ😥😥😥 #hawaii#diamondhead#nuuanupalilookout#kailuabeach#oahu#가족여행#요다투어
Walking into my first week after a vacation feeling pretty good. Being surrounded by nature was exactly what I needed to recalibrate!
This photo was taken on nu’uanu Pali drive a road we stumbled upon along the way to the nu’uanu pali look out! I was surprised to discover how beautiful scenic the road was with several hiking spots which unfortunately we didn’t get to hike as we only had limited time and didn’t come prepared for since we had no idea about this place—some places you discover only when you’re there despite my extensive research before going! Highly recommend driving through it at the very least which doesn’t take more than 10 minutes!
Do you have any trips planned? I’d love to hear about your upcoming adventures! Let me know !
I was late... Today I went to Japanese Consulate General, Nuuanu Pali Lookout, First Hawaiian Bank and Ala Moana Center!
I could know relashionships of
Japan and Hawaii in Japanese Consulate General.
Nuuanu Pali Lookout was soo beautiful!!!!
The wind wasn't blowing hard and it was comfortable.
First Hawaiian Bank was so big and spacious.
Workers were so kind and office atmosphere was good!
Ala Moana Shopping's workers were so gentle.
I was surprised!
They asked me "What's your name?"
I told them my name and they
called my name untill I finish the shopping.
I wanna go there again... 今日はとても忙しい1日でした。
明日はHawaii Pacific Universrtyに行きます！明日も頑張ります。