Viewing: Hawaii

We almost left Hawaii without visiting a hospital or doctor – but had to leave the plane before takeoff

By on February 25, 2016

Except for our first stop in Cyprus we have had a 100% hit-rate in terms of at least one of us getting sick or injured in each country to the extend that medical assistance has been needed. Track record: Thailand:

The Road to Hana – A famous Maui drive with 600+ hair pin turns and 59 one lane bridges and a good chance of motion sickness

By on February 24, 2016

The Road to Hana is a famous Maui drive. Some even say that you cannot claim to have visited Maui if you have not followed this long winding road from Kahului to Hana on the East side of the island

Line’s first swim with Sea Turtles and Cliff Jumping at Ka’anapali beach

By on February 23, 2016

We wanted to go snorkeling since we hadn’t done it for a while and had had enough of sightseeing. Either the weather hadn’t been good enough, or we couldn’t find a suitable place with calm waters. We decided to go

Lots and lots of Humpback Whales in Maui

By on February 23, 2016

Roughly 1/2 of all the North Pacific Humpback Whales gather around Maui from December to April to breed. No food can be found for them here so they live off the fat they have accumulated in Alaska. Nobody knows exactly

Caught way down in the Haleakala volcano’s crater

By on February 22, 2016

One of our days in Maui we wanted to get some exercise and go for a long hike – so we went up to the Haleaka volcanic crater. Haleakala has one of the world’s largest dormant volcanic craters, which is

West Maui Drive

By on February 21, 2016

Janice recommended us to drive around the western tip of Maui to see the many different types of landscape. Including a stop in the Iao Valley the trip took 6-7 hours., with stopovers of course. Desert like landscapes are exchanged

Staying at Auntie Janice’s “Bamboo Heaven” in Maui

By on February 21, 2016

Maui is a very diverse island. The landscape changes constantly from lush jungle to desert, from meadows to mountains. And the weather changes just as quickly. In Maui we stayed in Haiku at Bamboo Heaven Bed and Breakfast (found on

Oahu, Hawaii – a bit of a hit-and-miss affair but good times never the less

By on February 16, 2016

After the slightly confusing morning we spent on getting our rental car a day earlier and finding a hotel we went for a walk down to Ala Moana Beach Park. We had lunch at SubWay on the way down there

AirBnB saves the day – How 3 days became 4 days on Oahu and the funny and a bit gross story of how we ended up staying in 3 different places

By on February 14, 2016

First to the funny and admittedly stupid mistake that resulted in us showing up in Hawaii with no rental car and no place to live. Some of you might have heard about the Date-line – so have we but probably