Once on shore we quickly shed our PFDs and swap our rubber boots for hiking boots. We are too eager to get started to waste any time.
The road home from Halawa Valley twists and winds, rocking everyone in the back seat to sleep. Around every turn stretches a new vista, a feast for the eyes to add to the bounty of the day’s activities in the oldest inhabited valley in all the Hawaiian Islands.
It has been several weeks since rain last graced the earth here, and incessant winds have swept through the prairie, inhaling what little moisture there is with every dry, inescapable gust.
Onboard the Safari Endeavour, curious minds afloat in the Sea of Cortez have long imagined the watery wonder that lies just beyond the snorkel zone.
Alaska is awake and spring has sprung! Upon mention of the word “spring”, one often conjures an image of bright wildflowers. Dundas Bay provided that.