Thursday, April 1, 2010

Akaka Falls

I cant even tell you how cool this is-Akaka Falls is a beautiful self-guided 0.4-mile loop meandering through lush tropical vegetation to scenic vista points overlooking Kahuna Falls and the free-falling Akaka Falls, which plunges 442 feet into a gorge.( can you tell I cut and pasted this )
BUT Now I know where the word gorgeous comes from!
Dad and I had an ahi burger at a cool cafe in Honomu, near the falls,Yum. The fish here tastes like chicken- only WAY better. There was free stuff there too- look!

OK- who needs SKATES in Hawaii?
The botanical garden was next on the tour- its close to Hilo....it was so cool- i felt like I was in the movie Avatar- but without the depression afterwards!
Or the amazing body and blue skin...


I did manage to set up my easel in the kitchen this morning and painted magnolias- had to walk all the way to the mailbox this morning to get them- this is a very quick sketch.
ALOHA everyone!

3 comments:

Kelley Carey MacDonald said...

I am thoroughly enjoying my 'trip' to Hawaii, particularly since it's free! I think you can understand WHY the ice skates are free....
No evidence of cutting and pasting!
Lovely magnolias - you are in such a sensation-rich environment! Love you!

Kristeena Crabb said...

If you keep this up I can almost guarantee that all your followers will follow you right to Hawaii!

I love the little magnolia sketch. It's very sweet and cheerful.

Paula Villanova said...

Sally, thanks for sharing your travel adventures on your blog...is the photo of the flower above your magnolia painting a Jack-in-The-Pulpit?